Mulberry Street becomes the scene of many bizarre sights as young Marco exercises his imagination
Mulberry Street has nothing much on it besides a horse and a wagon. But why settle for such an ordinary sight? Young Marco uses his vivid imagination to transform the horse into a zebra. But then the cart doesn't seem grand enough, so he turns it into a chariot. With his imagination off and running, the zebra and cart transform into a reindeer in charge of a sled, then an elephant towing along a brass band. This is just the beginning of the events on the otherwise dull Mulberry Street. This was Dr. Seuss's first children's book--and it was rejected by dozens of publishers before being accepted, bringing his outsized talent to generations of children.