Theodor Seuss Geisel 107th Birthday: Reading Dr. Seuss on YouTube to Celebrate His Birthday

Today is commemoration of what would have been Theodor Seuss Geisel 107th birthday. They may not get a lot of views, but users of all ages -- tall and small -- have recorded their own readings of some of Mr. Geisel's classic works. While there's been an uptick in the last few days in these […]

Today is commemoration of what would have been Theodor Seuss Geisel 107th birthday. They may not get a lot of views, but users of all ages -- tall and small -- have recorded their own readings of some of Mr. Geisel's classic works. While there's been an uptick in the last few days in these type of videos, there are scores of them that exist in YouTube that span age and human experience.

Theodor Seuss Geisel (pronounced /??a?z?l/; Mar'2,1904 - Sep'24,1991) was an American writer and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone. He published 44 children's books, most celebrated books include the bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Numerous adaptations of his work have been created, including eleven television specials, three feature films, and a Broadway musical.

The playlist below contains 10 examples of Dr. Seuss readings that've been posted in the past month, beginning with a father reading "Green Eggs and Ham" with his little girl and concluding with a young woman reading "Oh The Places You'll Go" to her hospitalized father. You'll also find football players reading to school kids, a student reading to his class, and an autistic child reading Dr. Seuss' work on an iPad.

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