The man who gave us The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Butter Battle Book.
Theodor Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss)
March 2, 1904
Some of my earliest memories are of my Dad reading these stories to me, some of them so often that he could quote them in their entirety. My favorites included I am NOT Going to Get Up Today!, Wacky Wednesday, and Hooper Humperdink...? Not Him!. I can't think of a better author to read to young children. Got a favorite Dr. Seuss memory? Please share!