An Inside Look at Publishing Dr. Seuss's 'What Pet Should I Get?'
Cathy Goldsmith, v-p and associate publisher at Random House Children’s Books; v-p and publisher Mallory Loehr; and senior editor Alice Jonaitis shared their experience working on the project and memories of the legendary author.
Geisel’s love of animals was not only apparent in his work but in his personal life…He particularly adored dogs and had a great many throughout his years, with whom he would share his stories. His first dog, however, was a stuffed animal that he kept his entire life, giving it to his stepdaughter on the verge of his death and urging her to take good care of it. (Publishers Weekly)