Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Green Eggs and Ham

Written by Dr. Seuss
Part of the Dr Seuss Series

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Hilarious and with a memorable rhyming text, this is the perfect advocate for the adage, you don’t know if you like something until you’ve tried it. Sam won’t eat green eggs and ham. However they are disguised the list of the ways in which he will not eat them is very inventive and very long…and that is that. Or is it? How Sam comes to eat green eggs and ham – and to enjoy them – is a delight and may persuade all fussy eaters to give something unknown a try. ~ Julia Eccleshare


Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

The much-loved Dr. Seuss classic about the charmingly persistent Sam-I-Am gets a brand new look, introducing his rhyming fun to a new generation of readers. The classic story from the one and only Dr. Seuss, now with a brand new look! When Sam-I-am persists in pestering a grumpy grouch to eat a plate of green eggs and ham, perseverance wins the day, teaching us all that we cannot know what we like until we have tried it! The perfect book for early readers, the new style brings an old favourite to a whole new generation.


[Dr. Seuss] has...instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children] - The Telegraph Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses - The Express The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf - Sunday Times Magazine The author... has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme - The Guardian Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses. - The Express

About the Author

Dr. Seuss

“I look at the world through the wrong end of a telescope.”

"A person's a person, no matter how small," Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, would say. "Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted."

Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped millions of children learn to read.

Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss – was born the son of a brewer and park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England (where he met his first wife Helen Palmer), he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children`s books and his first book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was published in 1937.

His greatest claim to fame was the one and only The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, the first of a hugely successful range of early learning books collectively known as Beginner Books. In all Dr. Seuss wrote more than 40 children’s books during a career that spanned over 50 years, picking up numerous awards, including two Emmy awards for television and a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation along the way.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

29th April 2010




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