Sunday, May 16, 2010

Dr Seuss comes to Town

Did you know there is a traveling Dr Seuss exhibit? Neither did I until it came to a town near us. There are several statues in this exhibit, along with drawings and information on Theodore Geissel who is the author of the Dr Seuss books.
I have always liked the Dr Seuss books, and wanted to see the statues. The day I went, it was raining, but had slowed to a drizzle when I arrived, so I was able to get out and take some pictures.

Here is the famous Cat in the Hat!

This is the only statue with color. The rest are bronze.
Do you like Green Eggs and Ham?

And of course, the exhibit had to include The Grinch!

This is The Lorax. I don't know if I ever read that book, but he's kind of cute!

And here you have Yertyl the Turtle!

Here is a close up of a few of the turtles in the statue above. I love the detail in this, and the expressions on the faces.
Hope you enjoyed this whimsical excursion!


Nancy said...

Dr Seuss has always been a favorite of mine too!! Those are great statutes!!

Alice Teh said...

The Lorax IS kinda cute. And ooooh... there's The Grinch!

Thank you so much for sharing, Mari. The statues are all very interesting. I didn't know there's a traveling Seuss either until I saw your post. :)

Andrea said...

This post is adorable...I love it.

Pat said...

I love Dr. Seuss, and this exhibt looks like such fun! It's hard to pick a favorite, I like all of the statues!

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

I love Dr. Seuss and so does Baby Boo. I would love to see if the traveling Dr. Seuss exhibit is coming to our town. She'd love it just as much as I.

I have the book about the Lorax. He is pretty cute.

jenniferw said...

This is fantastic! Who knew?

My kids loved The Lorax and practically had it memorized. I myself love the story about the green pants with nobody in them!

Connie said...

We didn't have the books but the doctors office did. The kids looked at them there.

Kayren, Pink Daisy Girl said...

Love the statues! You have lots of fun stuff going on over your way.

Just Mom said...

Oh my gosh, my son would LOVE this!

Cherdecor said...

What a great show! That is so fun for the kids to see.

Butterfly Works said...

I love Dr. all the books to my children and now my grandchildren....These are wonderful; wish they could come to N.C.
Thanks for sharing with us...

Heart2Heart said...


Being a lover of Dr. Seuss, I love these cute and whimsical statues. How adorable just seeing them all brings back the stories that they come from.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the tour since I totally forgot it was there and apparently have not driven by it. How sad when I only live about a mile from it!

Kim said...

How fun! I love the idea of a traveling exhibit, especially one like this!

Raise Them Up said...

We love Dr. Seuss! I like the turtles, too, btw.

I just passed a "Sweet Blog" award your way. Thanks for all the encouragement you are to so many people. :)

Life with Kaishon said...

I love. love. love. LOVE! dr. suess.

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