On the master lists for the Texas Bluebonnet Award, Utah Beehive Award
New York State Reading Association’s Charlotte Award, North Carolina Children’s Book Award, New Jersey Garden State Book Award, New Mexico Land of Enchantment Book Award
Notable Social Studies Trade Books
Featured book in Las Vegas’s Each One Read One program, 2013
The magic of his name will make this a huge hit, but it’s the lively writing that puts the hat on the cat.
–Kirkus (starred review)
A delightful picture-book biography.
–Booklist (starred review)
Certainly a must-read, as well as a “must-own.” Kathleen Krull’s The Boy On Fairfield Street certainly deserves a spot in your shelf.
Beautifully illustrated and written with enthusiasm and a clear fondness for the wonderful “Dr. Seuss” this is a delightful book. The reader will come to understand what made Ted Geisel become the author/illustrator called Dr. Suess.
–Through the Looking Glass
Featured, with an author interview, in the “Special Features” on the 50th anniversary DVD edition of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”