“It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!”
“And he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before!”
“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”
Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in 1904 in Massachusetts. How The Grinch Stole Christmas was published in 1957.