The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!TM
is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science in preschool-aged
Based on Random House’s best-selling Beginner Book collection “The
Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library™,” the TV series and
online resources are designed to cultivate positive views about science
and scientists among the next generation—the children who will become
tomorrow’s citizens and innovators—and help families and teachers
build communities of science explorers.
In each program, the Cat in the Hat and his friends Sally
and Nick go on a science adventure such as shrinking to bee-size to explore
a hive and discover how honey is made; flying with birds to discover how
and why they migrate; diving inside flowers to find out more about the animals
that depend on them to live; or taking a snowcat to the Arctic to explore
freezing and melting. Guided by the Cat, the children figure things out
by engaging in science inquiry. They ask questions, make observations, make
predictions, plan investigations, collect data, make discoveries, and generate
and discuss ideas about how the world works.
Each half-hour television episode consists of two 11-minute animated adventures,
along with corresponding short animated clips. Each adventure revolves around
a specific science concept such as bird migration or animal camouflage.
The animated clips feature songs and rhymes, interesting science facts,
humorous science explorations by Thing One and Thing Two, and interviews
of animals by Sally and Nick.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ is voiced by
award-winning actor Martin Short and produced by Portfolio Entertainment
Inc. and Collingwood O’Hare Productions, in association with Dr. Seuss
Enterprises, Random House Children’s Entertainment, Treehouse, and