Dr. Seuss Day Challenge

Today’s Dr. Seuss Day, or Read Across America Day, as it’s also known. This is a special day — it’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday! I LOVE when my mommy reads me stories, so I can imagine how happy children are when their family reads them stories!

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Now for today’s challenge…

On Read Across America Day, pick out a book and read it to your child, and your furry ones! Random House and the National Education Association (NEA) ask you to participate in this second annual Read Across America. Check the end of this post for special links for participating in today’s event!

Dr. Seuss Day Challenge…

Dr. Seuss Day Challenge

My friends over at Da Weenies of Florida and Zoolatry, are celebrating Dr. Seuss Day with a fun challenge! Today anything goes — “a funny picture — a silly rhyme, whatever you do ~ will be just fine!”

I decided to write a little Dr. Seuss-like rhyme…

It started one night
I was put in a car.
They opened the door
And said, “Here we are!”

They carried me out
And let me inside.
I was scared and I wanted
To go run and hide.

I was ever so cautious,
I was light on my feet.
I didn’t know whom
In the house I would meet!

And then I was in,
Inside the house.
I then heard a squeak,
But it wasn’t a mouse.

It was big and was furry,
And had four legs too!
But it ran away from me,
It didn’t know what to do!

It was my new sister, “Nala,”
They said with a smile.
You’ll both learn to like
Each other after a while.

I couldn’t believe it.
I couldn’t be sad.
What a great life I was starting,
I had to be glad!

A new sister and family,
How awesome is that?!
I couldn’t be happier,
Than the Cat in the Hat!

Here are a couple of pics of me when I was a puppy — that was just about 1&#189 years ago!

Dr. Seuss Day Challenge
My ears were silly even back then!

Dr. Seuss Day Challenge
This was Nala’s and my couch. Ah, how I miss it.

Interesting Links…

You can visit the official Dr. Seuss website, and create your own Dr. Seuss story with Dr. Seuss characters, here.

Print out a few certificates…

Print out a certificate for participating in Read Across America, a Cat in the Hat Door Knob hanger, and a Dr. Seuss Read and Color Word Search.

<3 Happy Dr. Seuss Day, friends! <3


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18 Responses
  1. Love Dr. Seuss. My granddaughter, who is pregnant with twins calls them Thing 1 and Thing 2. Cracks me up.
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  2. Tim says:

    I think you guys did a heck of a job on you poem!! Happy Dr. Seuss Day!
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  3. Bailey, you were the cutest puppy! I love your floppy ears…glad they stayed around. :) Thanks for sharing your poem.
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  4. Madi and Mom says:

    Bailey and Mom
    We loved your poem and OMC you were able to make lots of rhymes…you are a smart cookie for sure.

    I’m a cat in a hat
    I arrived at my home just like that
    I don’t have a sister cat or dog
    but that is ok I’m a Diva cat
    Hugs Madi
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  5. Brian says:

    Bravo Bailey, your Seussing was terrific sweet friend!
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  6. Pup Fan says:

    Adorable poem… I love it!
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  7. Hey, Bailey, You were a cut puppy. Enjoyed your Dr. Seuss post.
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  8. Mommy loves Dr. Seuss!!! Happy Birthday!!!

    I think we will celebrate in the Sunshine, though. It is a pretty day here for a change. I want to be outside!!

    Doggy Kisses,
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  9. Zoolatry says:

    We just knew Bailey would
    be so very good!
    The story told here, warms up the heart,
    how you came to your fambly,
    how t’was good from the start!
    Thank you for sharing your very sweet poem,
    all ’bout your fambly and your furrever home…
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  10. Goose says:

    That was FABULOUS!!!!

  11. Cinnamon says:

    Oh Bailey your the best poet.
    I bet you already know it.
    ♥ Cinnamon
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  12. Nice! Love that poem! Happy Dr Seuss Day!!! We’ll be hitting those links today, maybe even post some of our stories up tomorrow. Thanks for the reminder and links. You’re the best. :)
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  13. I love your Dr. Seuess poem! You are soooo talented, Bailey :)
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  14. Frankie Furter and Ernie says:

    Oh Bailey your poem is fine.
    You told of your homecoming in rhyme.

    Dr. Seuss would be proud.
    he would sing your praises out Loud.

  15. Loved your poem in honor of Dr. Seuss we will see what we can do about a Dog in car picture, we should have one Fenris loves riding in the car.
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  16. The OP Pack says:

    You made such a great poem, Bailey! Happy Dr. Seuss Day.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning
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  17. Higgins says:

    Oh Bailey, who knew you were such a great poet!!

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  18. Woof! Woof! Very Nice, Bailey. Wow! ur ear r up!!! Happy Dr Seuss Day! Lots Of Golden Woofs, Sugar
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