Horton the elephant agrees to watch over lazy Maisie bird's egg while she vacations. Much later, after standing (and sitting) guard 100-percent faith- fully through rain and snow, Horton and the egg are captured by three hunters and put in a circus. Maisie happens by just as the egg is about to hatch and demands that Horton give it back to her. Written by
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Did You Know?
was a favorite characterization for the famed Warner Bros. cartoonists, as he tangled several times with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. He was also portrayed as a fish in a Dr. Seuss
Warner Bros. cartoon, Horton Hatches the Egg
(1942). See more
But, Maysie, by this time was far beyond reach, enjoying the sunshine way off in Palm Beach, and having such fun, such a wonderful rest.
I think I'll never go back to my nest. That and I won't.
Edited into The Best of Dr. Seuss
It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Played at the beginning of the circus sequence See more