And the Wolf Chewed Up All the Children

“And the Wolf Said” is a cartoon penned by Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) in 1941, when isolationism was losing popularity among Americans, who expressed increasing concern for allies suffering from Nazi aggression.This now-famous Dr. Seuss cartoon satirized the isolationist “America First” movement of the 1930s and 1940s, highlighting its nativist underpinnings and moral absurdity.

CreatorDr. Seuss, illustrator, author, cartoonistSourceUC San Diego Special CollectionsRightsPublic DomainCoverageUnited StatesTime Period1940s