Naperville, Illinois: Cat in the Hat Statue

An eight-foot-tall statue by Leo Rijn of Dr. Seuss's most famous character.

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL
West Jefferson Avenue, on the northwest corner of the Nichols Library parking lot at the intersection of Eagle and Jefferson Aves.
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Cat in the Hat. Cat in the Hat Statue

This 8-foot statue by Leo Rijn was dedicated in 2007 for the 50th anniversary of the first publishing of the book about Dr. Seuss' most beloved character, "The Cat in the Hat." Nine of these statues were commissioned for the celebration, but according to a plaque at the statue's base, only this one is on public display.

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was writer and illustrator of over 40 books for children. This statue is within easy walking distance of the Dick Tracy statue.

[Joseph D. Kubal, 08/19/2010]

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