Dr. Seuss sales spike amid controversy

Sales for popular Dr. Seuss titles have soared on Amazon and Barnes and Noble following the announcement that six of the children’s book author’s titles are no longer being sold because of racist and insensitive imagery.

Dr. Seuss books including “The Cat in The Hat,” “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” and “Green Eggs and Ham” made up nine of both Amazon’s and Barnes and Noble’s top 10 best-seller lists as of Thursday morning.

The six books that Dr. Seuss Enterprises discontinued are: “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” “If I Ran the Zoo,” “McElligot’s Pool,” “On Beyond Zebra!,” “Scrambled Eggs Super!,” and “The Cat’s Quizzer.”

None of them are currently available for sale from either retailer online or the official Dr. Seuss website.

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