When Eliza Jane gets to choose a pet, she wants something special, so the Cat in the Hat offers her a Gink (a cross between a gunk and a skink). Taking care of the Gink proves to be quite a challenge, but the real challenge comes when Eliza has to choose between keeping her new friend and returning him back to the jungle and his family.
It's Sue Snue's 11 Â½ birthday, and tradition decrees that she decide what she wants to do for the rest of her life (or else eat her hat). Her four uncles want her to follow in their footsteps, but when she does, she keeps messing everything up.
King Lindy of Lime has a beard so long that no one knows just how long it is. Yertle the Turtle, the King's trusted advisor, suggests that a young jester named Elwood be sent to measure the beard. Of course, wacky hijinks ensue when Elwood meets up with King Noogle, Princess Mindy, and King Noogle's trusted advisor...Yertle?
The priceless Zubble-Wump egg has been in Megan Mullally's family for as long as anyone can remember, so when the Grinch steals it, she sets off with Horton to get it back. The egg is on the verge of hatching, and no one may get to hear the Zubble-Wump's exquisite song unless Megan and the Grinch stop being so greedy.
Larry Nooly and his family are going to the Lodge at beautiful Lake Mulloon, the most perfectly happy place you can possibly imagine. That is, of course, until the Grinch checks in and everyone else checks out...except Larry.
Harried Dad Tidbiddle is a remarkably busy man with no time to spare, so when the Cat in the Hat tries to sell him a "Simplify-Your-Life-Machine," Dad is immediately smitten. Too smitten, it seems, because the more Dad keeps "upgrading" his new device, the less time he has to spend with his forgotten family.
The beloved Snoozer statue is missing, and there is only one suspect: Yertle the Turtle. Jane Kangaroo is convinced that Yertle is guilty, and when Horton the Elephant comes to his defense, Jane assumes that they are in cahoots. So what happened to the statue? It didn't just get up and walk away, did it?
Mrs. Zabarelli has been in charge of the town's Jingle Day Pageant for 49 years, but this year, she's put the show in the hands of her young student, Annie DeLoo. One by one the frustrated cast leaves until only Annie, Horton the Elephant and his son Morton are left to put on the pageant and make the sun rise on Jingle Day.