Happy Birthday to a true original, Dr. Seuss! When it comes to children's books, Dr. Seuss is the stuff of legends. His stories have managed to transcend time and touch children for generations. Sometimes, his stories are silly, like "Green Eggs and Ham" or "The Cat In The Hat," while stories like "The Butter Battle Book" and "Yertle The Turtle" touch on larger issues with amazing clarity. And of course, Dr. Seuss has earned a special place in the hearts of greenies with his story of "The Lorax," a tale with an environmental message that was as true when it was published in 1971 as it is today. Take a minute today to share your favorite Seuss tale with your children (or just read it yourself.) And if you really want to celebrate, you can try one of these magical crafts:
Don't forget to check out the Seussville
website to play games, learn more about Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel), and find a Read Across America
event in your area where you can take your kids to celebrate Dr. Seuss' books with fun-filled games and special appearances by the Cat in the Hat.
I've got a bunch of Seuss stories in the lineup for today including The Foot Book, Cat In The Hat, and my ultimate favorite, Oh, The Places You'll Go! So what's your favorite story by Dr. Seuss?