Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton Hatches the Egg Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Ethics and Morality
Mayzie's flightiness (pun majorly intended) is just the tip of the moral and ethical iceberg in Horton Hatches the Egg. How about the whole hunting, kidnapping, forced migration, and sold to the ci...
As funny and goofy as this storyis, we can't help but feel our heart-strings tugged in a million different directions. Let's face it: all humans have a fear of abandonment, and Dr. Seuss latches on...
"Bird egg hatches, elephant-bird flies out." No, this isn't the latest Enquirer headline, it's just Seussville. Your little ones might have some questions about what egg-hatching is all about, espe...
Freedom and Confinement
Horton Hatches the Egg shows us opposite ends of the spectrum here. For Mayzie, freedom means being able to go wherever she wants (Palm Beach) whenever she wants (now)—which is impossible when sh...
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