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The Cat in the Hat Poor Sally And Her Brother It S Cold And Wet And They Re Stuck In The House With Nothing To Do Until A Giant Cat In A Hat Shows Up, Transforming The Dull Day Into A Madcap Adventure And Almost Wrecking The Place In The Process Written By Dr Seuss In 1957 In Response To The Concern That Pallid Primers With Abnormally Courteous, Unnaturally Clean Boys And Girls Were Leading To Growing Illiteracy Among Children, The Cat In The Hatthe First Random House Beginner Book Changed The Way Our Children Learn How To Read.Book Details Format Hardcover Publication Date 3 12 1957 Pages 72 Reading Level Age 3 And Up


About the Author: Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March 1904 in Springfield, MA He graduated Dartmouth College in 1925, and proceeded on to Oxford University with the intent of acquiring a doctorate in literature At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in 1927 He returned from Europe in 1927, and began working for a magazine called Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at the time, submitting both carto Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March 1904 in Springfield, MA He graduated Dartmouth College in 1925, and proceeded on to Oxford University with the intent of acquiring a doctorate in literature At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in 1927 He returned from Europe in 1927, and began working for a magazine called Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at the time, submitting both cartoons and humorous articles for them Additionally, he was submitting cartoons to Life, Vanity Fair and Liberty In some of his works, he d made reference to an insecticide called Flit These references gained notice, and led to a contract to draw comic ads for Flit This association lasted 17 years, gained him national exposure, and coined the catchphrase Quick, Henry, the Flit In 1936 on the way to a vaction in Europe, listening to the rhythm of the ship s engines, he came up with And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, which was then promptly rejected by the first 43 publishers he showed it to Eventually in 1937 a friend published the book for him, and it went on to at least moderate success During WW II, Geisel joined the army and was sent to Hollywood Captain Geisel would write for Frank Capra s Signal Corps Unit for which he won the Legion of Merit and do documentaries he won Oscar s for Hitler Lives and Design for Death He also created a cartoon called Gerald McBoing Boing which also won him an Oscar In May of 1954, Life published a report concerning illiteracy among school children The report said, among other things, that children were having trouble to read because their books were boring This inspired Geisel s publisher, and prompted him to send Geisel a list of 400 words he felt were important, asked him to cut the list to 250 words the publishers idea of how many words at one time a first grader could absorb , and write a book Nine months later, Geisel, using 220 of the words given to him published The Cat in the Hat, which went on to instant success In 1960 Bennett Cerf bet Geisel 50 that he couldn t write an entire book using only fifty words The result was Green Eggs and Ham Cerf never paid the 50 from the bet Helen Palmer Geisel died in 1967 Theodor Geisel married Audrey Stone Diamond in 1968 Theodor Seuss Geisel died 24 September 1991 Also worked under the pen name Theo Le Sieg



10 thoughts on “The Cat in the Hat

  1. says:

    This kids book is, in my opinion, a nightmare quality horror story Why, you ask What s scary about a funny looking cat shudder Well, what s so scary about these cute thingsWell, there actually is nothing scary about that last one That


  2. says:

    I like that at the end of this book, when the mother comes home and the text reads Should we tell her about itNow, what SHOULD we doWell What would YOU do If your mother asked YOU My daughter always looks...


  3. says:

    Without a doubt one of the signature Seuss books THE SCHRODINGER S CAT IS OUT OF THE HAT He should not be here. He should not be about, He should not be here, When your mother is out, It was a tale hard to rate,and I imagine how shocked m


  4. says:

    Book ReviewEveryone s heard of SEUSS Dr I hope 4 stars to The Cat in the Hat, an adorable children s book full of little amusing pictures and rhymes.Kids love the absurdity It s an opportunity for the reader to use different voices to dress


  5. says:

    In honor of Dr Seuss birthday I post an annual review of one of his works Normally they fart sunshine and rainbows, but today we re going to spend a minute with the book that makes me want to I know this is a classic and it s Seuss and no one


  6. says:

    I don t remember ever reading Dr Suess I m sure I did, only it was SO long ago , so this just put me in such good spirits I remember how giddy these made me feel, and the rhyming is just so whimsical, no books can compare to these I m collectin


  7. says:

    Ding dong,I can be a magician.I can be anything,But an alsatian.The illustrations The uproarious juggles of the feline and the mess that he leaves about.Though the high tech gadgets bailed the cat out but Sally and he...


  8. says:

    What else can be said of this all time children s classic except that it is as enjoyable to read as an adult I have three boys, two grown now, and all three have listened to me read this to them and perhaps there was a while when I could have read


  9. says:

    The most cynical book ever written describes the cycle of every generation first you hate the machine, then you rage against the machine, then you embrace the machine, then you become the machine.Sally and her brother, who, like Dostoevsky s sick man


  10. says:

    All i ve read this past week is children s books and I m not even mad about it


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