Dr. Seuss

The Great Doodler

By Kate Klimo
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780375973765, 48pp.)

Publication Date: January 5, 2016

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A fascinating Step 4 Step into Reading Biography Reader about Theodor Geisel and his transformation into the beloved Dr. Seuss. Follow Dr. Seuss from his childhood doodling at the nearby zoo, to his magazine work and political cartoons, to his creation of forty-four indelible classic children's books and his receipt of the Pulitzer Prize. Not bad for a lifelong doodler Includes fun facts and original Seussian art.
Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories, for newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.

About the Author
Kate Klimo first got the idea for this book many years ago when her three sons were small and she came across a geode lying among the rolled-up socks in one of their sock drawers. Now that her sons are all grown up, she has finally found the time to write the story down. When she is not writing, Kate is a childrena (TM)s book publisher. She lives in upstate New York with her husband, Harry, three horses, and one grandcat.
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