Related Information for Dr. SeussTheodor Seuss Geisel (pronounced /ˈsɔɪs ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and cartoonist, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss (often pronounced /ˈsuːs/, but he himself said /ˈsɔɪs/[1]). He published over 60 children’s books, which were often characterized by his imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of trisyllabic meter. read more