Dr Seuss’ Cat in the Hat Costume Ideas

“Cat in the Hat” as you already probably know is Dr Seuss’ famous children book. It is still no doubt one still one of the most popular book for kids today! The storybook introduces to the reader to a tall mischievous cat with numerous human attributes. What stands out the most is the character’s iconic tall, red and white stripped hat with a red bow tie. This cat is used as a character of six books which began with the Cat in the Hat; all six books by the author, Theodor Seuss Geisll (1940 -1991), who was known for his inventive rhyming and non-sensical worlds. Mr. Geisll sold millions of books that were basically aimed at entertaining generations of children, introducing them to the literary world.

Cat in the Hat Costume Ideas
Adult Cat in the Hat Costume

Adult Cat in the Hat Costume



Kids Cat in the Hat Costume

Adult Cat in the Hat Costume



Cat in the Hat Deluxe Headband

Cat in the Hat Deluxe Headband



Adult Cat in the Hat Accessory Costume Kit

Adult Cat in the Hat Accessory Costume Kit



Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated his first children’s book, and I think I saw him run on Mulberry Street. The book was an instant success; this book was followed up with other works. It was after the world war that he returned to write children’s book with McElligot. He has over 40 children books all attributed to him which includes The Cat in the Hat (1957) through out his entire life, he use Theo for his own books that were also illustrated by him and spelled Geisel backwards (LeSieg) for books he wrote and were illustrated by others.

The Cat in the Hat was written under a pen name Dr Seuss; this book is an extravagant fantasy, conceived as a supplementary reader for school children and illustrated with comic drawings. Geisel’s pictures were most of the droopy and round, this is observable in the Cat in the Hat. His images were often a voila gesture, where you can see the hand flipping outward, spreading the fingers with the thumb up. This is used when he first introduced the little cats in one of the sequels of the Cat in the Hat.

The Cat in the Hat was written as a response to an article written by John Hersey on the 25th of may 1954. In this 10 page article, he condemned the books used in the classroom by children, calling then unclean, and concluded by asking for children’s books should try giving words to the healthy illustrations of Tenniel, Horward Pyle and Theodore S. Geisel. The story he wrote has 1629 words and only 236 distinct words of which 223 were words he believed children were learning in school. Something and playthings happen to be the longest words in the book.

The book is filled contains only one three syllable word (A-no-ther), 14 are two word syllables and 223 are monosyllable.
In the Cat in the Hat, he introduces a cheerful, interesting and exuberant cat who brings chaos to a house that contained a brother and sister. On a rainy day when the mother leaves the two children, the cat seizes the opportunity to perform various tricks to amuse the children. The acts of the cat are unsupported by the family pet, a fish.

He makes up for the chaos he caused by tiding up the house and leaving before the mother comes home. This book has been translated to 12 languages which includes Latin and Yiddish. There are over 11 million copies of the book in print.
The success of The Cat in the Hat brought about the establishment of a publishing company known as Beginners Books, Giesel, author of the book that inspired the company became the company’s president and editor.

Majority leader Senator Harry Reid quoted this acclaimed book, when he compared the bill to reform the immigration to mess the Cat mad. From the book he read these lines. The fish who disapproved all the cat’s trick grinning as he say the children mother will find the mess the cat has created. But as the case would be, the cat manages to fix his mess as he goes out.