AN ADULT PROTAGONIST
Kids like to read about kids. Cindy-Lou Who, the only child mentioned, is never truly developed as a character. Has she learned anything by the end of the story? Where is her arc?
SLOPPY USE OF LANGUAGE
Chimbley? I mean, really!
Besides, does anyone use the word nimbly? Certainly not any members of the target audience!
A SCARY SANTA CLAUS
Children need to trust that the fat man breaking into their house on Christmas Eve is completely harmless.
Hearts cannot grow three sizes in one day. Did he do any research for this book?
Clearly, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! never should have been published.
But aren't we glad it was?
Thank you, Dr. Seuss. And Merry Christmas, everyone. Enjoy your roast beast!