How did a young boy who loved reading, singing, animals, and drawing funny pictures change from being a goof off to become a successful author named Dr. Seuss? Or did he change at all? The Boy on Fairfield Street will answer many of your questions about his childhood and the things that contributed to his success. Were they all bright and cheery? You might be surprised to see that going through the "dark" times helped him to share his "light" with others!
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wrote and drew to please himself. He was happy when the results pleased
others, though he occasionally felt a little awkward about being known
only as a children's book writer." ...from The Boy
on Fairfield Street.
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