Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with PBS KIDS’s THE CAT IN THE HAT-A-THON

On March 2, PBS KIDS will celebrate the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss with THE CAT-IN-THE-HAT-A-THON, a two-hour marathon of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! which includes some brand new episodes kids will love (check local listings for times) featuring Nick, Sally, and of course, Cat.

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THE CAT IN THE HAT-A-THON features the brand new episodes, “Seasons – Spring and Summer/Fall and Winter,” which takes the Cat, Nick, and Sally on a journey through the four seasons, and “When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently,” in which Nick and Sally explore what it means to grow up and learn that trying a different approach can sometimes be the best way to solve a problem. The marathon also includes the episodes “Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice” and “Chasing Rainbows/Follow the Prints.”

THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! is based on Random House’s best selling Beginner Book collection, “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library.”  The series supports young children’s science learning by introducing scientific inquiry skills, teaching core science concepts and vocabulary, and preparing preschoolers for kindergarten and first grade science curriculum while using familiar characters.

The celebration continues online and on mobile. Video clips from all four episodes featured in THE CAT IN THE HAT-A-THON will be available for free online at PBSKIDS.org/video and on the PBS KIDS Video App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The PBS KIDS Shop will also launch a Birthday Party Builder Tool – a one-stop-shop for parents’ every party need – on March 1. It’s a fun and easy way for parents to plan the perfect party featuring their kids’ favorite characters, including the Cat in the Hat.

PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, online and community-based programs. For more information on specific PBS KIDS programs supporting literacy, science, math, and more, visit PBS.org/pressroom.

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