Children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a, Dr. Seuss, was born on this day, March 2nd, 1904. Dr. Seuss 46 books all in the hypnotic rhyme that became the staple of his writing. In addition to giving us the classics Green Eggs and Ham, Cat in the Hat, and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the works of Dr. Seuss also spawned tv specials, four feature films, a Broadway musical and four tv series.

When asked why he used Dr. Seuss in place of his real name, Mr. Geisel:

known as “Ted” to family and friends — liked to say that he adopted the name “Dr. Seuss” because he was saving his real name for the Great American Novel he would one day write. - Seussville.com

You can watch the trailer for all  the movies opening this weekend, including The Lorax, by CLICKING HERE!