And the Wolf Chewed Up All the Children

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

CreatorDr. Seuss, illustrator, author, cartoonistSourceUC San Diego Special Collections, originally published in PM MagazineDate01/10/1941RightsPublic DomainCoverageUnited StatesTime Period1940s