Green Eggs and Ham

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HarperCollins Children's, 2010 - American literature - 60 pages
PICTURE BOOKS. 50th Anniversary Edition. This timeless Dr. Seuss classic was first published in 1960, and has been delighting readers ever since. Sam-I-Am is as persistent as a telemarketer, changing as many variables as possible in the hopes of convincing the nameless sceptic that green eggs and ham are a delicacy to be savoured. He tries every manner of presentation with this nouvelle cuisine--in a house, with a mouse, in a box, with a fox, with a goat, on a boat--to no avail. Then finally, finally the doubter caves in under the tremendous pressure exerted by the tireless Sam-I-Am. And guess what? Ages 3+.

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Teaching children to read is made so much easier by simple texts that are humorous and engaging, rather than the old “Dick and Jane” type fare. Dr. Seuss had a knack for knowing how to make kids laugh ... Read full review

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This book follows Sam-I-Am in trying to convince the narrator to try green eggs and ham. Read full review

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Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. He wrote and illustrated more than 45 picture books under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. His first picture book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, was published in 1937. His other books included The Cat in the Hat, The Butter-Battle Book, The Lorax, The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories, Fox in Socks: Dr. Seuss's Book of Tongue Tanglers, What Pet Should I Get?, and Oh, the Places You'll Go. In 1984, he received a Pulitzer Prize for his contributions to children's literature. He died of oral cancer on September 24, 1991 at the age of 87.

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