The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Written by Debbie Riek, Education Coordinator | Oct 2, 2009 2:32 PM

Sally and Nick take off with the Cat in his one-of-a-kind custom vehicle, the Thinga-ma-jigger, a typical Dr, Seuss contraption that can sprout wings, pontoons, booster rockets, skis-just about anything! In the Thinga-ma-jigger, they can journey down to the bottom of the sea or over to the rain forest.

“Research tells us that children are natural scientists who develop ideas and concepts about their world as they explore it,” says Kate Kilmo, Executive Director of Development for Random House Children’s Entertainment. “It is our belief that the Cat in the Hat can use his charismatic skills to promote science literacy, which is of vital importance to young people today.”

To further extend the TV series learning, an activity filled Web site for kids will exist on, with additional parent and teacher resources available on and

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