Rachel Stoltzfoos
Daily Caller
April 30, 2014

A Toronto library has bravely and correctly decided to retain Dr. Seuss’ “Hop on Pop” in its collection, despite a patron’s request the book be removed, an apology be issued, and damages be paid.

Toronto Public Library annual review committee notes released Monday detail the patron’s complaint: The book “encourages children to use violence against their fathers,” and should be removed from the collection, and the library should “issue an apology to fathers in the GTA [Greater Toronto Area] and pay for damages resulting from the book.”

Here’s the offending page:


The library decided to retain the book on the grounds it’s “humorous and well-loved,” actually tells children not to hop on pop, and because IT’S BY DR SEUSS. Duh.

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