Yesterday we asked the following trivia question about Dr. Seuss:
“Which Dr. Seuss book used just 220 words?”
The correct answer, according to Don’t Know Much About Anything Else by Kenneth C. Davis is The Cat in the Hat, which was written in response to 1954 reports of poor reading in America.
According to Common Knowledge, the classic Green Eggs and Ham was written using only 47 words that were arranged and re-arranged in different patterns.
And that, my friends, is your Dr. Seuss trivia lesson for today. I’m glad I decided to talk about one of our most famous local children’s authors. I hope you enjoyed these posts.
No way!! What a fun piece of trivia. Thanks for the whimsical posts the past few days. 🙂
That is so cool. Everytime I try to write a short story I end up with the beginning of a novel.
Talk about a story in a few words. I love bits of info like this.
Isn’t that neat. I sure couldn’t write a story in 220 words, never mind only 47.
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