Happy Soon-to-Be Birthday, Theodore Giesel

“I’m not just a kids’ writer, I’m a people writer.”  Theodore Giesel, after winning Pulitzer

Born in Springfield on March 2, 1904, Theodore Giesel is our native son, but he belongs to the world — of adults as well as children.  I’ve known another of his quotations, “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened,” to bring solace to those grieving.

For those of you who live and work with kids, PBS provides plenty to celebrate throughout the year, complements of The Cat in the Hat. At the PBS KIDS Lab, a repository of tablet and white board activities and much more, you’ll find a suite of Cat educational games.  The PBS KIDS website for The Cat in the Hat also offers games, video and print materials.

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