Bennett Cerf, a founder of Random House, said that although he had published William Faulkner and other great writers, he had only one genius on his roster of authors: Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss). What made Dr. Seuss www.seussville.com so great? On Saturday, Sept. 29, One-Minute Book Reviews looks at Horton Hatches the Egg in its “Classic Picture Books Every Child Should Read” series. You may also want to visit the site for the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden www.catinthehat.org at the Springfield Museum in the Massachusetts town where Geisel was born. Artist Patricia Polacco comments on Horton Hatches the Egg in the Quote of the Day on this site on June 22, 2007 www.oneminutebookreviews.wordpress.com/2007/06/22/.
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