Dr. The company, which published Sis’s children’s books, said it would stop selling six of their titles because they contain racist and insensitive pictures.
Dr. Cess Enterprises – Accused of preserving and preserving the legacy of the beloved author – Told the Associated Press It decided to scrap the books because they “portray people in ways that are hurt and wrong.”
“Stopping the sale of these books is part of our commitment and our comprehensive plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ inventory and support all communities and families,” the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
The titles affected were reportedly “If I’m a runaway zoo,” “And to think I saw it on Mulberry Street”, “McCleagot’s Pool,” “Beyond Zebra!” “Super Scrambled Eggs!” And “Cat’s Quiz.”
While Drs. Sis – whose real name was Theodore Seuss Gesell – is one of the world’s most popular children’s authors three decades after his death, his books have come under fire in recent years for his comments on how black people, Asians, and other groups Let’s portray.
President Biden in his presidential proclamation. Sis avoided mentioning Reed Across America Day, which is celebrated on the author’s birthday.
A Virginia school district also ordered its teachers to refrain from associating Reed Across America Day with Sis because research has shown “strong racial undertones” in many of their books.
“Dr. Sis Enterprises heard feedback from our audience including teachers, academics and experts as part of our review process and the company told AP. “We then worked with a panel of teachers, which included the list of teachers, so that we could review the list of our titles.”
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