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It’s Crazy Mixed-Up Day at Anna’s preschool today — their way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic Seuss tale Cat in the Hat (opens in a new window). Anna wore her pajamas and slippers (backwards) to school, and could barely sleep last night for the excitement of today’s snack (green eggs and ham).

NPR ran a story (opens in a new window)this morning about Dr. Seuss, the writing of Cat in the Hat, and its impact on early reading curricula. NPR’s site includes lots of great interviews and resources. Enjoy!

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Along with her background as a professor, researcher, writer, and teacher, Joanne Meier is a mom. Join Joanne as she shares her experiences raising her own young readers, and guides parents and teachers on the best practices in reading.

Publication Date
March 1, 2007

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