Seuss books are always
going to be favorites. They rhyme, have crazy characters, funny
storylines, awesome fictional places, and a whole bunch of silliness
just thrown in there.
matter what age you are,
of Dr. Seuss’ birthday (today, March 2), kids around the world are
encouraged to read in a program called Read
Across America. So to get
you in the festive mood, here are a few lessons we’ve learned from
our fave Dr. Seuss reads over the years...
claim you hate others before you even take the chance to get to know
angry, grumpy Mr. Grinch hates Christmas and all the Whos, but he
never even gave any of it a chance. In How
the Grinch Stole Christmas,
Grinch comes to realize he’s not being very smart and, because of
that, he’s all alone. So he flips things around and ends up making
it the best Christmas yet for the town of Whoville, making buds along
you dare be a greedy fool!
are greedy, then you’ll end up with no truffula trees to make
thneeds with! Oh wait, that’s only in The
don’t be greedy or you can end up making all the people around you
comes after one. Blue comes after red.
Seuss’ book One Fish,
Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
is probably one of the most colorful reads out there. Just looking at
it is fun, but reading it is even more enjoyable. The rhymes are
incredibly entertaining and, yes, they get stuck in your head!
an open mind and try some green eggs and ham once in a while.
is an incredibly pushy person in Green
Eggs and Ham, but he
only wants others to be open-minded and try things before they say
they don’t like it. Look at it this way: If you never try anything,
you might be missing out on so many things you could love. So go have
some green eggs and ham in a house. Maybe with a mouse? Or in a box,
with a fox?
be afraid of creativity.
mind can create so many incredible things. The
Cat in the Hat shows us
the fun in turning a boring day into an incredibly exciting one and
the importance of never worrying about others not liking your ideas.
forget to read all the amazing Dr. Seuss books for his b-day and Read
Across America today!
the best lesson you’ve learned from Dr. Seuss? Blog about it,
BY RACHAEL ELLENBOGEN ON 3/2/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN entertainment, Book Club, books we love