Name anything you would like—anything! From green kangaroos to pickles on trees, it can be yours, if you can wait until Octember First. None of the other twelve months is right for that sort of thing. Author Theo. LeSieg (also known as Dr. Seuss) is happy to give you whatever you’d like on that magical imaginary day. And he gives you plenty of amazing ideas, wonderfully illustrated by Art Cumings, to get you started on your Octember First wish list.
Tie-in Activity: Flip through a calendar to show your child the twelve months of the year, explaining that Octember is an imaginary month. Then use your imaginations to make a First of Octember wish list together—the sky’s the limit!