How many books did Dr Seuss write before he died?

How many books did Dr Seuss write before he died?

Between 1937 and 1991, when he died aged 87, he published more than 40 books, which have sold half a billion copies between them – more even than J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books. He nearly burned his first book, And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street, after it was turned down by 27 publishers.

Why do they call it a white elephant?

The term “white elephant” refers to an extravagant but burdensome gift which cannot be easily disposed of, supposedly after the King of Siam gifted rare albino elephants to courtiers who had displeased him, that they might be ruined by the animals’ upkeep costs.

Who owns the rights to the Beatles songs?

Paul McCartney, who had told Jackson about the importance of owning publishing, admitted he felt somewhat undercut by the acquisition because ATV Music Publishing owned the publishing rights to most of The Beatles’ songs, although he did not enter bidding when it came up for sale in 1984.

Is Elton John a knight?

In 1996, Elton was appointed a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). On 24 February 1998 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, becoming Sir Elton John, in recognition of his contribution to music and fund-raising for AIDS charities.

Which planet is known as bright wandering star?

It is the fifth planet from the Sun, and it is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined. Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in the sky (after the Sun, the Moon and Venus). It has been known since prehistoric times as a bright “wandering star”.

Why does water boil faster with salt?

If you look at the heat capacity of salt water, you will find that it is less than pure water. In other words, it takes less energy to raise the temperature of the salt water 1°C than pure water. This means that the salt water heats up faster and eventually gets to its boiling point first.

Why do they call it a soft drink?

soft drink. So called in contrast to alcoholic beverages, which are “hard drinks”. Any carbonated, usually sweet, non-alcoholic drink. (In this sense, juice, milk, tea and coffee are not soft drinks.)

How many states do not have an NFL team?

There are only 22 states that actually have an in-state NFL Franchise. That leaves 28 states, and millions of people, wondering who they should root for. Instead of bandwagoning, I think all states without an in-state team should root for a team in a local state.