Mark Your Calendar for a Seuss-tastic Saturday!
Ahh… the wonderful, wacky and imaginative world of Dr. Seuss!
Whether you are a young child or merely young at heart, you can probably name your favorite Dr. Seuss story. The legendary writer and cartoonist delighted children of all ages with 46 published children’s books filled with imaginative characters and catchy rhymes.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Children across America will join together for an annual celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday as part of National Read Across America Day. The Fauquier County Public Library and the Fauquier County Education Association will again host a special program at all three Fauquier County Public Library locations to wish Dr. Seuss happy birthday. Hear a special reading of a Dr. Seuss favorite and enjoy crafts, refreshments and other activities. The Cat in the Hat, an iconic Dr. Seuss character, will be on hand too!
To get you ready to READ and celebrate, here are a few fun facts about Dr. Seuss:
Dr. Seuss was the pen name of Theodor Seuss Geisel.
Dr. Seuss’ works have been adapted for television, film and even Broadway.
Dr. Seuss’ works are noted for their use of anapestic meter.
In addition to his work as a children’s author and cartoonist, Dr. Seuss also worked as an illustrator, political cartoonist and animator for the United States Army.
Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss and happy reading!