Monday, September 10, 2007

Miz Allie Speaks Out on The Cat in the Hat

My Mommy let me wear her "scrunchie" last night. I like to wear it as a collar, but she says that I should wear it as a hat...Meow....not sure that I like that one...meow...
Now speaking of Cats in a Hat?? Did you know it is the Cat in the Hats 50 anniversary? That kitty sure looks good in its cat hat!!! After 50 years, a tip of the hat to one cool 'Cat' He's the Cat in the Hat, and he turns 50 on Thursday.
The Cat in the Hat was published jointly by Houghton Mifflin and Random House on March 1, 1957. It was the 13th children's book by Theodor Seuss Geisel, who came to be known as Dr. Seuss. It made him a household name and his trickster furball a pop-culture icon. The Cat in the Hat was a product of the postwar baby boom. In 1957, 29 million children were in kindergarten and elementary school. The "Dick and Jane" primers used to teach reading were considered dull and uninspiring

Some Cat facts:
•Geisel thought he could write the book in a week, but it took him a year and a half.
•The cat's face is said to have been inspired by that of a Houghton Mifflin elevator operator who Geisel thought had "a secret smile" and who wore gloves.
I think I look much better this way don't you? Meow


Anonymous said...

Oh wow -- Happy Birthday to the Cat in the Hat! And thank you for sharing that interesting information about him. He does look fabulous in his hat!

And you look adorable, wearing your mom's scrunchie as a hat -- *giggle* -- so cute! My mom wears scrunchies a lot, too.

Purrs and snuggles from Marilyn!

Mickey said...

Wow! I learned something today,thanks!!Scrunchie as a hat,ummmm, well...,It looks good around your neckPurrs!!

Daisy said...

That is a cute hat you are wearing. And I think I see Felix the Cat on your little scrunchie hat. That's innovative!

Crochetoholic Debb said...

Yes all it is Felix the Cat scrunchie...meow...thank you for the lovely comments...Meowwww

The Crew said...

Allie dear, we think you'd look better with that scrunchie around your neck.

Tipper & Misty