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Dr. Seuss Comes to Jefferson Valley Mall

The mall will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s first-ever published children’s book, "And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street."

Families are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss and his first-ever published children's book at "75 Years of Imagination" event at the  this Saturday, March 3. 

The celebration—which is sponsored by Simon Kidgits Club, Dr. Seuss Enterprises L.P. and Random House Children's Books—marks the 75th anniversary of Theodor Seuss Geisel's "And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street."

To commemorate his success and imagination, the Jefferson Valley Mall will bring "The Cat in the Hat" to life. Children will have the chance to meet the mischievous cat himself during the event and enjoy a book reading by Dr. Ralph Napolitano, Superintendent of . The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Center Court of the mall.

Children can also decorate Mulberry Street bookmarks, crowns and tiaras, and make "And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" booklets to take home. Parents can check thier local listings for more information on when to catch an episode of PBS KIDS’ "The Cat In The Hat Knows a Lot About That!"

The event will conclude with a parade that ends at Jefferson Valley Mall’s Center Court, where goodie bags filled with treats will be given out to kids. Families can also purchase a 75th Anniversary Edition of the book "And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street. 

For more information about the Simon Kidgits Club and Dr. Seuss’ "75 Years of Imagination" events, visit http://www.simon.com/kidgits/.

Theodor “Seuss” Geisel is one of the most beloved children’s book authors and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984, an Academy Award, three Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and three Caldecott Honors. He wrote and illustrated 44 books for children and sold hundreds of millions of copies. While Theodor Geisel died on Sept. 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss lives on, inspiring generations of children of all ages to explore the joys of reading.

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