Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, Read Across America Day

NEW ORLEANS – More than 600 million copies of Dr. Seuss books have been sold and translated into more than 20 languages.

          Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop, 631 N. Carrollton Ave., will host a birthday party for Dr. Seuss on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

         Dr. Seuss, whose real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel, was born on March 2, 1904. He published 46 children’s books during his lifetime, and he is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. Dr. Seuss’s birthday has also been adopted as National Read Across America Day, an initiative on reading created by the National Education Association.

 

         EVENT SCHEDULE:

 

         12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Story Time with Happy Birthday to You and

                                                  Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss

         12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.     Enjoy several Dr. Seuss activities: Dr. Seuss

                                                  bowling, pin the hat on the cat, coloring

                                                  sheets, tell us what you admire about Dr.

                                                  Seuss, rhyme with Dr. Seuss, make a

                                                  birthday card for Dr. Seuss, and more!

         1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.       Costume contest and dancing with The Foot

                                                  Book

 

         EVENT SPECIALS:

 

         10% off all children’s books and toys

         FREE Dr. Seuss goodie bag for all children who attend

         Dress up like your favorite Dr. Seuss character for the costume contest

         Get an official Dr. Seuss Reading Passport

         Get a certificate for participating

         Light refreshments will be provided

 

         For more information

 

 

 

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