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             Vol 6 Issue 4
    July/August 2022
Imagine If..
Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) wrote his first children’s book, A Story No One Can Beat, in the mid-1930s.

Working as an advertising illustrator at the time, Geisel sent his whimsical manuscript to 27 publishers. They all rejected it. After the last cold shoulder, Geisel stomped down New York City’s Madison Avenue, determined to burn the manuscript and, perhaps, his writing career.
When he was out cooling off, he bumped into his old college roommate, Mike McClintock, who happened to edit children’s books at Vanguard Press.

Geisel shared his woes with McClintock who asked to see the story. McClintock suggested a few changes and Vanguard published the book in 1937 with a new title: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.
According to Geisel, “If I had been walking down the other side of Madison Avenue, I’d be in the dry-cleaning business today.” (Reader’s Digest)
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