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Horton Hatches the Egg

Horton Hatches the Egg


by Dr. Seuss

Horton Hatches the Egg Resources


Dr. Seuss, Political Cartoonist

Talk about juicy. Now you can peruse each and every political cartoon Seuss published during the war years. There are over four hundred of 'em, so put on your monocles and get ready. Be prepared: some of them are not-so-nice.

The Elephant Sanctuary

Want to see some real live Hortons? Fire up the GPS and head out to the elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. Maybe they'll even hatch some bird eggs for you.

Who is Horton?

What do you think? Is he an African or Asian elephant? Or maybe… Seussian?

Marcus Ashley Galleries

"Style: Secret Art, Surrealism, Taxidermy, Bronze." There is so much more to Dr. Seuss's art than kids' books. This gallery will fill you in on all the juicy details.

How to Draw an Elephant

Help, we keep adding wings!

Movies and TV

Seuss Goes Hollywood

Dr. Seuss had a hand in making this animated classic. It's lighter and funnier than the book—and we're not sure how we feel about that.


Horton in Full Color

Get a taste of the 1942 movie adaptation. We promise you'll chuckle.

The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

Take the virtual tour of a Seussian art collection with Charles Cohen, the dentist who discovered and published The Dead Seuss Scrolls—um, we mean a book featuring Seuss's (almost) lost stories.


Are Elephants Smart?

Why, yes they are. Here's some proof. Scroll down for an audio clip of an elephant talking—in elephant-speak, but still.


Horton in Bronze

Horton's so admirable, they made a statue of him. That might be Shmoop next to him—we can't quite tell.

Dr. Seuss Himself

Yes, Dr. Seuss liked to read The Cat in the Hat in his free time. Natch.

Nice Outfit

Ah, New England Ivies.

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