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The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

by Dr. Seuss

One wet, rainy day while mother is out, a boy and a girl sit dejectedly in their chairs, watching the rain beat against the window. They're bored. Suddenly, in bursts a large cat in a tall striped hat, ready to play — and not just ordinary games, oh no! This cat likes to create mischief and mayhem, and to aid him, he brings Thing One and Thing Two. These two small fuzzy blue imps race around the house, wreaking havoc. Who's going to clean up this mess? This most famous of all the Beginner Books has been beloved by readers young and old since 1957.

Ages
3, 6, 8, 4, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.2
Lexile Measure
260L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Book Type
Begining Reader Book
Number of Pages
72
Genre
Rhyming Story, Classics, Comedy and Humor

About the Author

Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped kids learn to read.

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