Yesterday was Dr. Seuss’s birthday. He would’ve been 111 years old. That’s a lot of red fish and blue fish and a ton of hops on pops, and a million cats in a billion hats old.
Humans celebrate Dr. Seuss’s life by reading stories to little kids all over America on his birthday.
Mom loves Dr. Seuss. And reading stories. And little kids. So she is on board with this. Yesterday, she left me alone while she read her ebook What If I Don’t? (MeeGenius, 2014) to some super cute kindergarten kids.
I was worried the whole time she was gone, because once when Mom visited a school, she was approached by a giant cat! In a giant hat!
Yesterday, she was only approached by one of her favorite teachers and giant bunch of kindergarten kids in giant hats.
Mom had fun reading and talking and laughing with the kids. They were great listeners and laughed at all the right times, gasped at all the right times, repeated some of the words from the story, and made funny faces whenever Mom asked them to.
They also answered a bunch of questions and asked a few of their own. Mom’s favorite question was, “Once I drew a picture of King Kong on the Empire State Building.” which isn’t actually a question, but it was fun anyway.
I waited at home and was mostly a good girl……