Banned Dr. Seuss Books Spike Nearly 50,000% on Amazon Sales Ranking Chart

A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, Monday, March 1, 2021, in Walpole, Mass. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the business that preserves and protects the author and illustrator's legacy, announced on his birthday, Tuesday, March 2, …
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Sales of recently announced banned Dr. Seuss books spiked on Amazon.com Tuesday after they were “canceled” by the left.

Dr. Seuss ‘s books were among the leading 17 on the top 50 list of Amazon’s “movers and shakers” on Tuesday morning after the ban was announced.

The books McElligot’s Pool, On Beyond Zebra!, Scrambled Eggs Super!, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, If I Ran the Zoo and The Cat’s Quizzer will no longer be published according to a statement released Tuesday by Dr. Seuss Enterprises.

“These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr. Seuss Enterprises told The Associated Press in a statement.

But the sales rank of the book “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” was up 45,930 percent on the list and was ranked number one.

Scrambled Eggs Super! and On Beyond Zebra was ranked number three and number four.

Amazon.com Movers and Shakers 3/2/21

Scrambled Eggs Super! was listed as “out of stock” on Amazon with paperback versions selling for $987.25.

Amazon.com Dr. Seuss

A Virginia school district banned the author’s books from their Read Across America program on Monday.

President Joe Biden eliminated all mentions of Dr. Seuss in his proclamation to celebrate Read Across America day, despite eager endorsements of the author by his predecessor President Barack Obama.

In 2016, President Obama wrote, “March 2 is also the birthday of one of America’s revered wordsmiths. Theodor Seuss Geisel — or Dr. Seuss — used his incredible talent to instill in his most impressionable readers universal values we all hold dear.”

 

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