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.