Cat in the hat. The Cat in the Hat

In 1958, the year after the publication of The Cat in the Hat, 27,643 copies of Horton were sold, and by 1960 the book had sold a total of over 200,000 copies The Fish The Little Cats Mayzie McGrew Young Cat and Sister Cat The Grinch Thing One and Thing Two Physical appearance The Cat is six feet tall, according to the original cartoon, the size of an average man
Geisel gave varying accounts of how he created The Cat in the Hat, but in the version he told most often, he was so frustrated with the word list from which he could choose words to write his story that he decided to scan the list and create a story based on the first two rhyming words he found The Children's Book Council of Australia Queensland Branch

Seuss books on the list.

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He variously claimed that he could use between 200 and 250 words from a list of between 300 and 400; the finished book contains 236 different words
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To save Orlo the frustration, Geisel decided to write a book for children like Orlo but found the task "not dissimilar to
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For example, 1940's had sold 5,801 copies in its opening year and 1,645 the following year
As she steps in, the mother asks the children what they did while she was out, but the children are hesitant and do not answer He is lean for the most part but has a stomach that sticks out like most Seuss characters
In all adaptations, he has a white face that either stops at the neck or goes down He then tried to write a story about a bird, without using the word bird as it did not appear on the list

In 2001, placed it at number nine on its list of the best-selling children's books of all time.

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Geisel agreed to write The Cat in the Hat at the request of William Spaulding of Houghton Mifflin; however, because Geisel was under contract with Random House, the head of Random House, , made a deal with Houghton Mifflin
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Seuss, the cat manages to clean up the mess
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Yvonne Coppard, reviewing the fiftieth anniversary edition in Carousel magazine, wondered if the popularity of the Cat and his "delicious naughty behavior" will endure another fifty years