Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss“Do you like green eggs and ham?” asks Sam-I-am in this Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. In a house or with a mouse? In a boat or with a goat? On a train or in a tree? Sam keeps asking persistently. With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss’s beloved favorite has cemented its place as a children’s classic. In this most famous of cumulative tales, the list of places to enjoy green eggs and ham, and friends to enjoy them with, gets longer and longer. Follow Sam-I-am as he insists that this unusual treat is indeed a delectable snack to be savored everywhere and in every way.
Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
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He spends most of the book, offering the unnamed character different locations and dining partners to try the delicacy. In the end the unnamed character relents and eats the green eggs and ham, and end up loving the food. Green Eggs and Ham is a much loved classic, by Dr. Seuss, that is not only fun to read, but also raises important questions about the relationship between beliefs and experiences. Sam-I-Am spends the entire book offering green eggs and ham, to the narrator, who adamantly refuses to try the delicacy, as he does not like Sam-I-Am. Sam-I-Am offers to serve the dish in a number of different locations with a number of different partners, however his persistence does not succeed until the very end, when the narrator finally caves in and tries it, only to find he loves it, and will eat it anywhere and with anyone.
A story with only 50 words. Green Eggs and Ham is a best-selling and critically acclaimed children's book by Dr. Seuss a pen-name of Theodor Seuss Geisel , first published on August 12, As of , according to Publishers Weekly, it was the fourth best-selling English-language children's book of all time. Green Eggs and Ham is one of Seuss's "Beginner Books", written in a very simple vocabulary for beginning readers. The vocabulary of the text consists of just fifty different words and was the result of a bet between Seuss and Bennett Cerf Dr. Seuss's publisher that Seuss after completing The Cat in the Hat using words could not complete an entire book using so few words.