Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 120th Birthday!

By Kaitlyn Spotts | February 23 2024 | GeneralEarly ConceptsEducation & Professional LearningEnglish Language ArtsFavorite Authors & Series

To kick-off National Reading Month this March, we’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 120th Birthday by introducing young readers to new authors!

Join March 4th-8th for a week of new videos, classroom activities, and more. Download the free educators’ guide and register here for a chance to win one of 400 Dr. Seuss Birthday Educator Kits.

Browse more Dr. Seuss classics and educator materials here, and learn how you can invite an author to your school or library here.

Monday, March 4th:
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels reads The Cat in the Hat


Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is the author of Darryl’s Dream and a founding member of the hip hop group Run DMC, one of the pioneers of hip hop culture. Run DMC were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. McDaniels received the Congressional Angels in Adoption award for his work with children in foster care and promotion of adoption.

Tune in LIVE on YouTube at 12 p.m. EST and register here.


Wednesday, March 6th:
Stephen Shaskan reads Wacky Wednesday


Stephen Shaskan is the author and illustrator of several picture books including the graphic novel series Pizza and Taco. Stephen loves visiting schools and libraries and reading his stories and inspiring young authors and illustrators.

Tune in LIVE on YouTube at 12 p.m. EST and register here.