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Taylor Elyea Sustainable Environment Lorax v. Truax 28 October 2018 1a. Dr. Seuss was an American children’s author, poet, animator, political cartoonist, and filmmaker who is best known for writing and illustrating the most popular children’s books of all time, such as “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat.” Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote his books under the name of “Dr. Seuss.” During my research, I did not find any indication that he held an authoritative position on the subject of forestry, although he expresses great animosity towards it in his legendary book, “The Lorax.” 1b. Terri Birkett works for Stuart Flooring Co. in Stuart, Virginia and has degrees in both Biology and Chemistry. What had inspired her to write “Truax” was a trip to a 4-H camp were children were being taught “liberal environmental message” with help from “The Lorax.” She felt that there was a need for an alternative story that would educate children on the benefits of the forestry industry. This is her very first children’s book. It seems as though Birkett’s
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