The popular children’s book author, Dr. Seuss, has been trending a lot these past few days.
For generations, Dr. Seuss was known for titles such as: “The Cat In The Hat;” “Green Eggs In Ham;” “Hop On Pop;” One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish;” and the forever popular, “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.”
Six of Dr. Seuss’s books will no longer be available due to its racial content:
- “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street”
- “If I Ran the Zoo”
- “McElligot’s Pool”
- “On Beyond Zebra!”
- “Scrambled Eggs Super!”
- “The Cat’s Quizzer”
Born as Theodor Seuss Geise, Dr. Seuss has sold over 650 million books throughout the world. But it is being reported that Dr. Seuss had a long history of creating racist and anti-semitic work as far back as the 1920s when he was a student at Dartmouth College. A school district in the state of Virginia has allegedly made the decision to ban books by Dr. Seuss.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the managing entity of the properties of Dr. Seuess released a statement, “Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’s catalog represents and supports all communities and families.”