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* HotterAndSexier: ''The Seven Lady Godivas'', which is pretty much a Dr. Seuss {{Ecchi}} book.


* ''Literature/{{Daisy-Head Mayzie}}'' (1995)

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* ''Literature/{{Daisy-Head Mayzie}}'' ''Literature/DaisyHeadMayzie'' (1995)



* OnlySixFaces: Even though the good Doctor is very good at defining characters, some of his male protagonists look remarkably similar to each other and to other characters, such as Herman "Butch" Stroodel of ''Daisy-Head Mayzie'' to the protagonist of ''Literature/TheresAWocketInMyPocket''.

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* OnlySixFaces: Even though the good Doctor is very good at defining characters, some of his male protagonists look remarkably similar to each other and to other characters, such as Herman "Butch" Stroodel of ''Daisy-Head Mayzie'' ''Literature/DaisyHeadMayzie'' to the protagonist of ''Literature/TheresAWocketInMyPocket''.


* OldShame: As mentioned previously, he felt pretty bad about his political cartoons demonizing the Japanese in the years after the fact. This regret likely extended to several of his other cartoons and ads mocking Jews and people of color years before he drew World War II propaganda. With the advent of World War II, many of the cartoons that he produced around that time decrying antisemitism, racism against African Americans, and bigotry in general -- anti-Japanese sentiments aside -- and he likely recognized that his old work perpetuated the problems that he would later take a stance against.

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* OldShame: As mentioned previously, he felt pretty bad about his political cartoons demonizing the Japanese in the years after the fact. This regret likely extended to several of his other cartoons and ads mocking Jews and people of color years before he drew World War II propaganda. With the advent of World War II, many of the cartoons that he produced around that time decrying antisemitism, racism against African Americans, and bigotry in general -- anti-Japanese sentiments aside -- and he likely recognized that his old work perpetuated the problems that he would later take a stance against. Analysts would later credit this as a factor behind his estate's decision to pull six of his books from circulation for containing racist imagery.


Besides his children's work, Seuss was a political cartoonist, most notably for the now-defunct magazine ''PM''. He was a committed New Dealer and supporter of UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt, and liberal causes generally. On the less savory side, while he [[http://www.k-state.edu/english/nelp/childlit/seuss/10922.html opposed]] anti-semitism and segregation, Seuss is also known for being [[WartimeCartoon quite racist towards Japanese]] in his WWII-era political cartoons ([[http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hist32/History/Seuss02.jpg here's]] an example). He later realized such work was inappropriate and [[OldShame felt horrible about it]]. He was against Jim Crow, even basing one book on getting over [[SillyReasonForWar small differences]] (also dedicating ''Literature/HortonHearsAWho'' to a Japanese friend). He would probably enjoy that hand-drawn, {{Animesque}} spoof in the 2008 ''Horton'' movie quite a lot!

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Besides his children's work, Seuss was a political cartoonist, most notably for the now-defunct magazine ''PM''. He was a committed New Dealer and supporter of UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt, and liberal causes generally. On the less savory side, while he [[http://www.k-state.edu/english/nelp/childlit/seuss/10922.html opposed]] anti-semitism and segregation, Seuss is also known for being [[WartimeCartoon quite racist towards Japanese]] in his WWII-era political cartoons ([[http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hist32/History/Seuss02.jpg here's]] an example). He later realized such work was inappropriate and [[OldShame felt horrible about it]]. He was against Jim Crow, even basing one book on getting over [[SillyReasonForWar small differences]] (also dedicating ''Literature/HortonHearsAWho'' to a Japanese friend). He would probably enjoy that hand-drawn, {{Animesque}} spoof in the 2008 ''Horton'' movie quite a lot!
lot! Still, some of his later work did nonetheless reflect lingering prejudices in western society at the time, and that combined with the ValuesDissonance of his early work eventually led to his estate pulling six particularly poorly-aged books[[note]]''Literature/AndToThinkThatISawItOnMulberryStreet'', ''Literature/McElligotsPool'', ''Literature/IfIRanTheZoo'', ''Literature/ScrambledEggsSuper!'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'', and ''The Cat's Quizzer''[[/note]] from circulation in 2021.



* ''Literature/AndToThinkThatISawItOnMulberryStreet'' (1937)

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* ''Literature/AndToThinkThatISawItOnMulberryStreet'' (1937)(1937)*



* ''[[Literature/McElligotsPool [=McElligot=]'s Pool]]'' (1947)

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* ''[[Literature/McElligotsPool [=McElligot=]'s Pool]]'' (1947)(1947)*



* ''Literature/IfIRanTheZoo'' (1950)
* ''Literature/ScrambledEggsSuper!'' (1953)

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* ''Literature/IfIRanTheZoo'' (1950)
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* ''Literature/ScrambledEggsSuper!'' (1953)(1953)*



* ''On Beyond Zebra!'' (1955)

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* ''On Beyond Zebra!'' (1955)(1955)*



* ''The Cat's Quizzer'' (1976)

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* ''The Cat's Quizzer'' (1976)(1976)*


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[-*Out of print as of 2021.-]


* TrampolineTummy: ''Hop on Pop'' features two anthropomorphic bear cubs jumping on their father's belly, only for him to tell them "STOP! YOU MUST NOT HOP ON POP!"

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* TrampolineTummy: ''Hop on Pop'' features two anthropomorphic bear cubs jumping on their father's belly, only for him to tell them "STOP! YOU MUST NOT HOP ON POP!""STOP You must not hop on Pop."

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* TrampolineTummy: ''Hop on Pop'' features two anthropomorphic bear cubs jumping on their father's belly, only for him to tell them "STOP! YOU MUST NOT HOP ON POP!"


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: In 2021, the estate of Dr. Seuss opted to discontinue publishing new copies of ''And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street'', ''If I Ran The Zoo'', ''McElligot's Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' due to racist imagery, which naturally led to an increase in demand for existing copies of those books.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: In 2021, the estate of Dr. Seuss opted to discontinue publishing new copies of ''And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street'', ''If I Ran The Zoo'', ''McElligot's ''[=McElligot's=] Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' due to racist imagery, which naturally led to an increase in demand for existing copies of those books.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: In 2021, the estate of Dr. Seuss opted to discontinue publishing new copies of ''And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street'', ''If I Ran The Zoo'', ''McElligot's Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' due to racist imagery, which naturally led to an increase in demand for existing copies of those books.


** ''And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', ''[=McElligot's=] Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'' ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'' and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' were discontinued in March 2021 and pulled from future publication and sales due to containing racist caricatures.

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** ''And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', ''[=McElligot's=] Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'' ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'' ''If I Ran the Zoo'', and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' were discontinued in March 2021 and pulled from future publication and sales due to containing racist caricatures.

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** ''And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street'', ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'', ''[=McElligot's=] Pool'', ''On Beyond Zebra!'' ''Scrambled Eggs Super!'' and ''The Cat's Quizzer'' were discontinued in March 2021 and pulled from future publication and sales due to containing racist caricatures.

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* ''The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins'' (1943) and ''And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street'' (1944), two of Creator/GeorgePal's ''WesternAnimation/{{Puppetoons}}'' shorts.


Much of his work has been [[TheFilmOfTheBook movie-fied]], whether by animation or live-action. The only movie he himself made was ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', a bizarre film that proved a flop. He did collaborate with various directors (most famously his close friend Creator/ChuckJones) in adapting his stories for television, but again, those were TV specials, and not feature-length. When he passed away on September 24, 1991 due to oral cancer, the rights to all his stories and characters went to his widow, Audrey, and no adaptations could be made without her permission. After the dismal 2003 adaptation of ''Film/TheCatInTheHat'' soured her for the casting of Creator/MikeMyers (whom she was strongly against) and the adult jokes that clashed with the family friendly nature of the books, she vowed never to produce any future live-action adaptations of her husband's works for the rest of her life. Audrey herself died on December 19, 2018, at the age of 98, shortly after Warner Bros. obtained exclusive adaptation rights to all of Dr. Seuss's work.

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Much of his work has been [[TheFilmOfTheBook movie-fied]], whether by animation or live-action. The only movie he himself made was ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', a bizarre film that proved a flop. He did collaborate with various directors (most famously his close friend Creator/ChuckJones) in adapting his stories for television, but again, those were TV specials, and not feature-length. When he passed away on September 24, 1991 due to oral cancer, the rights to all his stories and characters went to his widow, Audrey, and no adaptations could be made without her permission. After the dismal 2003 adaptation of ''Film/TheCatInTheHat'' soured her for the casting of Creator/MikeMyers (whom she was strongly against) and the adult jokes that clashed with the family friendly nature of the books, she vowed never to produce any future live-action adaptations of her husband's works for the rest of her life. Audrey herself died on December 19, 2018, at the age of 98, 97, shortly after Warner Bros. obtained exclusive adaptation rights to all of Dr. Seuss's work.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Attempted. In his original draft of ''Hop on Pop'', he tried to sneak "contraceptive" into the words the kid lists off that he's learning about. However, his editor caught it and made him change it.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Attempted. In his original draft of ''Hop on Pop'', he tried GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to sneak "contraceptive" into overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the words future, please check the kid lists off that he's learning about. However, his editor caught it and made him change it.trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.


An American cartoonist and writer, Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 September 24, 1991), more commonly known as Dr. Seuss ([[NoPronunciationGuide pronounced "soyss" like "voice," although he later accepted "sooss"]]), was famous for his 65 children's books.


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An American cartoonist and writer, Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 September 24, 1991), more commonly known as Dr. Seuss ([[NoPronunciationGuide pronounced "soyss" like "voice," although he later accepted "sooss"]]), the far more common "sooss" like "juice"]]), was famous for his 65 children's books.

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