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The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss opens                     at Springfield (MA) Museums

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 14, 2017 12:54:14 PM / by Jonathan Lhowe

Jonathan Lhowe


Who is the best children’s book author EVER? The person needs no introduction, of course. Springfield Museums has just opened a two-floor permanent wing, “The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss.” In the 3,200-square-foot first floor exhibition, kids can explore sounds and vocabulary, play rhyming games, invent stories, and do activities to build teamwork and creative thinking. Parents will live the upper floor, filled with personal mementos of Ted Geisel: original paintings, zany hats and bowties, the Springfield’s original sign for Geisel Grove (where the author’s father was superintendent of parks) and furniture from his sitting room and studio, including his drawing board, breakfast table, sofa, and armchair. You can read personal, quirky notes that Geisel sent to his stepdaughter, who he nicknamed Snunny and Lea Groo. More.  [pictures fromm Springfield Museums]