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Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss! That guy who wrote so many classic kids' books would have been 106 today, and kids all over the country celebrate by wearing tall red and white hats and exploring the fun of reading. I was a big fan of Dr. Seuss books when I was young...mostly the "I Can Read It By Myself" books, which included One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, and of course Green Eggs and Ham. And if it weren't for Dr. Seuss's alphabet book, I never would have been introduced to that handsome pink and white checked creature known as the Zizzer Zazzer Zuzz! At the Charles M. White Library in Stevens Point, the Seuss books were so popular they were filed under his real name Theodore Geisel, which you discovered when you asked a librarian for help. Otherwise they would have been checked out all the time. I do have something negative to say about his books. A lot of them are really too long to read to kids, not because of the children's attention spans..but because grown-ups have other things to do than sit there and read for 45 minutes! I know a lot of great parodies of Dr. Seuss have been done over the years. I'm not sure this is one of them, but it was the first one that came up on youtube. Caution--it's kind of offensive. I hope I don't go to hell for posting this during Lent.

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