Was the Cat in the Hat Black? (Paperback)

The Hidden Racism of Children's Literature, and the Need for Diverse Books

By Philip Nel

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780190932879, 304pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (8/7/2017)

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About the Author

Philip Nel is University Distinguished Professor of English at Kansas State University. His many books include Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature (UP Mississippi, 2012), Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature (NYU Press, 2008, co-edited with Julia Mickenberg), The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats (Random House, 2007), and Dr. Seuss: American Icon (Continuum, 2004).