Beginning• Mayzie, the bird, was tired and bored of sitting on her egg. She saw Horton walking along and asked him if he would sit on the egg while she goes on vacation. Horton says yes. First, Horton had to pry the tree up so it didn’t crack while he was getting on the tree.
Middle• Horton has been sitting on the tree for a long time. His friends all made fun of him for sitting on the tree. Horton says an elephants faithful one hundred percent. Then hunters come along and trap him and they sell him to the circus.
End• Horton and the circus go to South Beach and that is where Mayzie is. Mayzie flies over the circus and sees Horton. She says that’s my egg get off of it. Horton gets off the hack and it hatches. The bird that came out of the egg was an elephant with wings.
All About Dr. Seuss• His real name is Theodore Seuss Geisel.• He was born in 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts.• His most famous book is The Cat in the Hat.• He wrote and illustrated 46 children’s books.