The Butter Battle Book Resources
Take a look and decide for yourself: does The Butter Battle Book match Seuss's usual style?
Movie or TV Productions
Check out a 1989 TV production of The Butter Battle Book.
Here's a gem for you: the Butter Battle scene from the Children's Theatre production of Seussical the Musical. Not to be missed.
Stuffy? Maybe. But Yale Law School has lots of great primary sources on the Cold War.
Do you have a taste for political cartoons? Here's a massive collection of cartoons Dr. Seuss drew during WWII. Warning: racism included.
Listen as NPR interviews Philip Nel, author of Dr. Seuss: American Icon.
You can judge this book by its cover. Check out the buttered-bread flags.
"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?
Dr. Seuss takes on the issue of nationalism in a political cartoon. With cats?