Meet some of the Cast
Cat in the Hat
Always the prankster and stirrer, Cat in the Hat is the narrator of our story and pops up time and again throughout the story to provoke the others. This cat is ever thirsty for fun.
Horton is the hero of our story. Though he lumbers through the jungle, slow moving and slow thinking, he steps up to the task of caring not only for the
Gertrude is a bird who is a good friend and neighbour to Horton. She looks down on herself for what she perceives as average looks, especially her one feathered tail. Her Idol,
Maisy la Bird
The leader of the ‘Bird Girls’, Maisy is a diva, full of her own self-importance. Maisy sees a ‘project’ in Gertrude and takes pity on her appearance. Maisy is self-absorbed, leaving Horton all alone to take care of her egg as she flies off on vacation. In time, Maisy realises her own inadequacy and selfishness and realise that maybe Horton is not so slow
Sour Kangaroo is the loudest adversary to Horton’s claims that the Whos exist and opposes him at every turn.
Mr and Mrs Major and Jojo
The Major of Whoville and his wife are leaders of their little