The Cat in the Hat Safari, So Good DVD and Book Review + Safari, So Good DVD Giveaway!

Do you know that March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ Birthday? Yes! :)

And to celebrate this event, Hip Mama’s Place has partnered with NCircle Entertainment to bring you this fun book and DVD review of the latest addition to The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library book series,Safari, So Good!  Plus, give you an opportunity to win a copy of the Safari, So Good DVD:)

About the DVD and Book:
Join the Cat in the Hat on this brand-new safari adventure! Help him find the missing stripes for his hat, swing with silly monkeys and discover how footprints are made!
It’s time for safari, so come and explore with the Cat and his friends on adventures galore. We will reach for the treetops and swing through the trees, When we walk like giraffes and swing like monkeys! 

My Take: Featuring Martin Short as the voice of the Cat in the Hat, this DVD is a chock-full of wonderful safari adventure that will take your young reader’s imagination to new heights. Plus, the funny characters make this movie truly entertaining for your young reader while she learns new vocabulary words and having fun!

This DVD includes five delightful stories:  Treetop Tom, Stripy Safari, King of Swing, Elephant Walk and Follow the Prints  
SRP: $10.99. This DVD is now available at or a retailer near you, including Target, Wal-Mart, and Toys R Us!
The Cat takes Sally and Nick to Africa–where they learn how animals are either predators or prey, that elephants tend to favor one tusk over the other, how to tell the difference between a white and black rhino (both of which are gray!), that a leopar’d black spots are called rosettes and much, much more!   

My Take: If you are introducing your beginning reader to the African Wildflife, this is a great book that shows and teaches the many variety of animals and their characteristics. The illustrations of animals in this book are superb! It’s also a great book to learn new vocabulary words related to animals in the safari. Both of my five and six year old boys really enjoyed this book. What a wonderful addition to our The Cat in the Hat library collection! :)

SRP: $12.99. This book is now available at, Wal-Mart, and Barnes & Noble


One of you lucky Hip Mama’s Place reader, will win a copy of The Cat in the Hat Safari, So Good DVD, courtesy of NCircle Entertainment!
To enter this contest, you MUST follow these steps:

1.  “Like”     Hip Mama’s Place on Facebook  

2.   Follow   Hip Mama’s Place on Twitter 

3.  “Like”   NCircle Entertainment on Facebook

4.  Leave a comment on this post telling me your all-time favorite The Cat in The Hat story and why. You can leave up to three comments but all your comments will be counted as one contest entry. Please include your email address, Twitter and Facebook user names to verify your participation and contact you if you win.


Tweet this giveaway on Twitter however you like at least once and earn an EXTRA ENTRY, making your contest entry TWO instead of only ONE!  Your tweet on Twitter must include this shortened link to the giveaway post:  to count as one extra contest entry. Make sure to leave a comment on this post with a direct link to your tweet (link is in your Twitter post) to count it as your second entry.  

Below is a sample Twitter post. Much better if you can write something entirely your own. Just don’t forget to include the shortened link as given.

“I want to win a copy of The Cat in the Hat Safari, So Good DVD @HipMamasPlace! #giveaways

This contest is open to U.S. and Canada addresses only and ends on February 13, 2013 at 12MN, EST.  One (1) winner will be picked at random at the end of the contest. Good luck!

*Hip Mama’s Place Disclosure:  “My reviews and opinions are 100% my own. NCircle Entertainment provided me review copies and the contest prize necessary to facilitate this review and giveaway contest”.

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  1. says

    love hop on pop cuz the kids did
    fb liked all as debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com
    tw follow as jacksondeb

    debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  2. says

    I like you on FB(Kelly D Saver)
    Follow you on twitter(kellydsaver)
    Like Ncircle on FB(Kelly D Saver)

    My daughter and I love “Oh the Pets you Can Get” because she loves reading about the different animals and the pictures are so cute.


  3. says

    “Like”d Hip Mama’s Place on Facebook under Tammy Allgood-Hemmerling.

    Followed Hip Mama’s Place on Twitter under @TammyAllgood.

    “Like”d NCircle Entertainment on Facebook under Tammy Allgood-Hemmerling.

    My favorite Dr. Suess book is Green Eggs & Ham because my son loves reading it so much! He’s just learning to read in kindergarten and it’s so cute to hear him read!


  4. says

    My daughter is 18 months old and loves the cat in the hat. It is the only show she watches. Her favorite book is Hop on Pop. She carries it everywhere and we have had to tape it up many times!

    Angie b – Facebook

  5. says

    *This contest is closed*

    Congrats to
    Tammy Allgood-Hemmerling who said…

    My favorite Dr. Suess book is Green Eggs & Ham because my son loves reading it so much! He’s just learning to read in kindergarten and it’s so cute to hear him read!

    Thank you all for participating in this contest!

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