Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist who was most widely known for his children's books, such as The Cat in the HatHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasThe LoraxYertle the TurtleHorton Hears a WhoThe Sneetches, and Green Eggs and Ham.

He was suggested for his The Cat in the Hat to be adapted by Disney, but he had no interest in Disney.[1] Instead, Geisel had the novel adapted into a TV special for DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in 1971.

He was also mentioned in an episode of The Proud Family and an episode of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.