Nov. 02--Opponents of the proposed Southwest light-rail line are invoking the prose of Dr. Seuss to illustrate the harm they say the $1.77 billion transit project will inflict on the environment. The Lakes and Parks Alliance (LPA), a local
Dr. Seuss's political leanings are well known — he was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the 1940s and President Nixon in the 1970s. The movie of his book The Lorax is a fairly unsubtle pro-environment allegory. Less well celebrated...Show More Summary
In Theodor Geisel’s popular children’s tale The Lorax, the Once-ler uses fanciful logging machines to swiftly chop down the fictional truffula trees. Dr. Seuss might as well have thought of the kind of monstrous tree crushers the U.S. Army had used to level forests in Vietnam. In 1968, the Army leased two...
Dr. Seuss returns to bookstores today with his first "new" title in 25 years, making it a banner day for Lorax lovers, Horton huggers and Cat in the Hatters everywhere.
A Dr. Seuss classic that pulses with a distrust of materialism -- the very drive that causes the death of the Truffula trees -- has been turned into a vehicle for selling just about anything the studio could find a buyer for...
Dr. Seuss’s classic tale comes to life in this Earth Day-appropriate app, which can take as many rereadings as your old bound copy ever could. Readers of all ages have the option of having the book read to them or to jump in the driving (er, page-turning) seat themselves while the app augments the story’s famous illustrations with sound effects.Read full article >>
Photos by Jovell Rennie via This is Colossal Somewhere in the snowy forest of Willow, Alaska is a delightfully strange 12-story house that locals refer to as the "Dr. Seuss House." The house looms high above the surrounding trees...
Could you ever picture The Cat in The Hat eating tacos? How about The Lorax chowing down on a burrito? Two members of the BuzzFeed staff, writer Jean-Luc Bouchard and artist Andrea Hickey, collaborated on a story called “Dr. Seuss Goes To Chipotle.” This Theodor Seuss Geisel-inspired piece was created “with heaps of love and respect for Dr. Show More Summary
(Video Link) Some people on the internet are referring to this amazing object as a Thneed--a multi-purpose object that everyone needs in Dr. Seuss's The Lorax. The salesperson is a great performer, showing how the scarf can be transformed instantly into several different garments, including a skirt, a wrap, and several different types of shirts. Show More Summary
It’s safe to say, Democrats never find much inspiration in Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but Monday night was an exception. Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) took a page from the tea party favorite’s playbook reading Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax,” considered an ”environmental classic,” on the Senate floor. (A quick summary: A young boy embarks on a journey with a grumpy forest […]
A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter - Dr. Seuss, the writer and illustrator behind children’s classics The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and The Lorax, would have turned 110 on March 2nd. We think that if he were alive today, he would have been a social media master. So to honor his [...]
Dr. Seuss, the writer and illustrator behind children’s classics The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and The Lorax, would have turned 110 on March 2nd. We think that if he were alive today, he would have been a social media master. So to honor his wit and wisdom, here’s our interpretation of the Seuss guide to Twitter. read more
Do you make sensory bins for your kids? We never did as much as I would have liked, but I love the idea of it and I know how much the kids love it. I also love how good it is for a child’s development. Since sensory bins engage all of a child’s senses (feel […]
Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the crafts and put together some fun, interactive activities for the kids. The Lorax is a great opportunity to have open conversations with our children about the environment, and how each of our decisions impacts the Earth. I have put together 5 activities inspired by The Lorax […]
We love to celebrate our storytime reading with fun crafts and activities to further our learning and exploration of our books. With Dr. Seuss’s birthday coming up on March 2nd, I’m highlighting 4 activities to craft for one of my favorite books, The Lorax. Here are 4 activities to celebrate The Lorax! 1. Truffula Tree […]
In honor of the upcoming birthday of Dr. Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) on March 2, I have a special treat for you! I have put together some fun ideas and snacks for one of Dr. Seuss’ most beloved books (and my most cherished one) – The Lorax! “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, […]
From the January 8 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Related: TSA creates security cartoon for kids, adds new airports to PreCheck Previously: More "Indoctrination" Paranoia: Fox Attacks Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Bolling's Muppet-Bashing Just...Show More Summary
Miley Cyrus turned 21 years old this weekend ... and she celebrated with booze, celebrities, strippers and a guest appearance from a Dr. Seuss character... and TMZ has the footage. Miley -- now legal to drink alcohol in the U.S. -- partied at…
Dr. Seuss’s “Cat in the Hat,” “Green Eggs and Ham,” “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!” and “The Lorax” will soon be downloadable, with more of his books to follow.
Random House Children’s Books will publish 41 books by Dr. Seuss as eBooks this fall. The first wave of books will be released on September 24th, including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, The Lorax and One...Show More Summary