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The Butter Battle Book

The Butter Battle Book


by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book Resources


The Doctor's Doodles

Take a look and decide for yourself: does The Butter Battle Book match Seuss's usual style?

Movie or TV Productions

The Butter Battle Book

Check out a 1989 TV production of The Butter Battle Book.

Seussical the Musical

Here's a gem for you: the Butter Battle scene from the Children's Theatre production of Seussical the Musical. Not to be missed.

Historical Documents

Academics on The Cold War

Stuffy? Maybe. But Yale Law School has lots of great primary sources on the Cold War.

Dr. Seuss Went to War

Do you have a taste for political cartoons? Here's a massive collection of cartoons Dr. Seuss drew during WWII. Warning: racism included.


A Seusspert Dishes

Listen as NPR interviews Philip Nel, author of Dr. Seuss: American Icon.


The Butter Battle Book

You can judge this book by its cover. Check out the buttered-bread flags.

Knocking Down the Wall

"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" Here's an iconic image of a man swinging a sledgehammer at the Berlin Wall. A happy resolution to The Butter Battle Book's cliffhanger ending?

Let's Get Political

Dr. Seuss takes on the issue of nationalism in a political cartoon. With cats?

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