Correspondingly, is The Butter Battle Book still banned?
A satire on the arms race and the Cold War, The Butter Battle Book remains one of Seuss’s most controversial. It was banned in various states of the United States and Canada.
Additionally, when was the Butter Battle Book published? 1984
One may also ask, what was the purpose of the Butter Battle Book?
The Butter Battle Book is an allegory for the nuclear arms race and the state of mutually assured destruction (MAD) that occurred during the Cold War. This story thus lends itself to a discussion with children about the concept of war itself, the moral issues related to war and the outcomes of retaliatory acts.
How did The Butter Battle Book End?
As the story continues, the wall got taller and the weapons more dangerous! One day, the Yooks and the Zooks each build a bomb so terrible it could destroy both sides. In the end , both a Yook and a Zook hold their bombs at the wall and we are left to imagine what could happen.