McElligot's Pool is a children book made by Dr Seuss, it released on 1947. In 2021 people, generally those on the left, began calling for it to be banned due to "perceived racist imagery".
Censorship[edit | edit source]
International Censorship[edit | edit source]
- In 2021 the publisher that prints the book announced it is no longer going to be printing new books due to the racist imagery it contains (more specifically, an "Eskimo" fish). The book has also been banned and removed from the shelves in a number of American schools.
- Ebay has banned the book, all listings that had the book being sold were removed.
It was met with overwhelmingly negative reactions from the right-wing, calling it a form of wokeism and "cancel culture".
Where to find it uncensored[edit | edit source]
You can still buy it, but they will no longer make any new copies.