The boy on Fairfield Street: how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss

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Award-winning author Kathleen Krull zeros in on the formative first 22 years of the life of Ted Geisel. This is the first picture book biography of Dr. Seuss, written especially for his young fans who want to know what made him tick. The animals in the zoo that his father ran and his fondness for drawing them, the injustices he suffered as the child of German immigrants, and his inherent sense of humor all fed into the imagination of this boy. He was a square peg in a round hole until he found that he could make a living doing exactly what he pleased--doodling and writing funny things about the world as he saw it. The last section of the book outlines the important events in his adult life. In addition to the evocative paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, the book is profusely decorated with art from Dr. Seuss books.
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9780375855504
9780375922985
9780375822988
9780307554840
Reading Level:
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Level 5.7, 1 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 950L
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Grouping Title boy on fairfield street how ted geisel grew up to become dr seuss
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subject_facet Authors, American, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Authorship, Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature, Illustrators, Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Seuss, -- Dr. -- Childhood and youth, Seuss, -- Dr. -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature
title_display The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss
title_full The Boy on Fairfield Street How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss, The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss / by Kathleen Krull ; paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher ; with decorative illustrations by Dr. Seuss
title_short The boy on Fairfield Street :
title_sub how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss
topic_facet Authors, American, Authorship, Biography & Autobiography, Childhood and youth, Children's literature, Illustrators, Juvenile Nonfiction, Seuss