What Dr. Seuss book character was loosely based on Adolph Hitler?
Yertle the Turtle
Yertle the Turtle is a children’s book penned by Theodor Seuss Geisel, published under his pseudonym of Dr. Seuss. The story follows Yertle, the ambitious and power-hungry king who harbors grand aspirations of dominance over his pond. Dr. Seuss, known for his clever and imaginative storytelling, revealed that Yertle the Turtle is meant to serve as a symbolic representation of Adolf Hitler. Dr. Seuss artfully parallels Yertle’s oppressive reign over his pond and his insatiable pursuit of power to the authoritarian regime of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.
The correct answer is Yertle the Turtle.