The mayor of Whoville is Ned McDodd. He is one of the main characters in the 2008 animated film "Horton Hears a Who," based on the story of the same name written by Dr. Seuss. Steve Carell voiced the character in the film.Know More
Additionally, the film features a subplot in which the mayor has 96 daughters and one son. In the original book, the mayor of Whoville does not have name.
In the 2000 motion picture "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," the mayor of Whoville is named Augustus Maywho, and he appears in the film as an adult and a child. The iterations of the character are played by actors Jeffrey Tambor and Ben Bookbinder.Learn more about Children's Books
Several websites with free online books have stories that are appropriate for third graders, including Merpy.com, Room 108 and the International Children's Digital Library. Storyline Online, presented by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, has a large collection of free children's stories that are read aloud by actors and actresses.Full Answer >
The "Magic Tree House" series is a collection of books written by Mary Pope Osborne with titles that have at least two words that start with the same letter. These books follow the journeys of Jack and Annie as they travel through many different time periods.Full Answer >
The famous Paddington Bear was created by English author Michael Bond, born Thomas Michael Bond. Known primarily for the Paddington Bear series, which is comprised of 20 books, Bond also wrote the Olga da Polga series and Monsieur Pamplemousse series, which are also aimed at children.Full Answer >
Wilson Rawls’ 1961 novel “Where the Red Fern Grows” is about 10-year-old Billy Coleman, a country boy who wants purebred hunting dogs. Because his family can’t afford them, Billy works for two years picking huckleberries and selling fishing bait to buy them himself. Together they win money in a hunting championship while surviving a freezing storm. After Billy’s dogs are killed during a hunt, the family moves into town.Full Answer >