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.
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
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