'I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!' is Published
The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more you learn, the more places you'll go! In this full-color illustrated book, De. Seuss celebrates the joys of reading, encouraging young children to take pride in their budding reading abilities. In his familiar rhymed couplets and illustrations, the Cat in the Hat shows Young Cat some wonderful stuff about reading with both eyes open.
Ted's fight for vision was not ended, but the ordeal had inspired him to write 'I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!' his thirty-ninth book. It was dedicated to his opthamologist, "David Worthen, E. G. (Eye Guy)." On a platform in Cincinnatti to promote the book, he pretended to read a verse with both eyes closed. there and in Chicago, with Bob Bernstein at his side, he gamely took on another round of autographing appearances.