December 2015 archive

Tidbit Histories – Flash! GRINCH rolls off Seuss’ pen.

Shortly after publishing the ground-breaking THE CAT IN THE HAT in 1957, Ted Geisle set about writing a Dickensian story to protest the commercialization of Christmas. Despite his wife Helen (also his long time editor) claiming that his first drawings of Papa Who made him look like a bug and his struggles with the conclusion, …

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