The Butter Battle Book
by Dr. Seuss
The Butter Battle Book Competition Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
"those Zooks will be sorry they started this game." (47)
We all know that a friendly game can turn into something a little less friendly. The Chief Yookeroo dubs the conflict a game, but things escalate pretty quickly. A good lesson for the little ones to make sure their games don't turn nasty.
everyone cheered and their cheers filled the sky:
"Fight! Fight for the Butter Side Up! / Do or die!" (96-8)
Everyone loves a cheerleader. And no competition is complete without fans. Here's the thing, though. These particular fans spur on the competition and increase its intensity and its potential animosity.