One of the serendipities of collection research is the discovery of major works from Ted Geisel's treasure trove of creativity. Digging deep through the Dr. Seuss Archives at the University of California, San Diego, we uncovered an indelible piece of American literary history that captures the electrifying instant The Grinch is forever changed.
|But the sound wasn't sad!
Why, this sound sounded merry!
The archival rough drawing , This sound sounded merry!, depicts that magical moment when the true meaning of Christmas is finally discovered. Ted reinforced The Grinch book's message of community and inclusiveness with the lyrics he wrote for the 1966 animated TV special, How The Grinch Stole Christmas!, which was directed by Chuck Jones.
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