This is a great classic children's book with a moral: don't knock something before you try it first! I love Dr. Seuss! How can anyone not enjoy the wonderful Dr. Seuss with his colorful, quirky illustrations, and funny rhymes? I remember reading this book many times as a young child. I have read it to my own children countless times and have had my children read it to me many times too, great beginner book for children learning to read! If you haven't read this book, you have missed a treat!
"I am Sam. Sam I am. That Sam-I-am! That Sam-I-am! I do not like that-Sam-I-am. Do you like green eggs and ham?" A Fun Book for beginning readers and wantabe readers. Lots of color and action illustrations. I read this book to my children many times over.
From the Publisher
Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of "Dr. Seuss" (Seuss was Geisel's middle name) and only 223 words, Geisel created a replacement for those dull primers: The Cat in the Hat. The instant success of the book prompted Geisel and his wife to found Beginner Books, and Geisel wrote 44 books in this series. These affordable hardcover books combine large print, easy vocabulary, and large, bright illustrations in stories kids will want to read again and again. Grades 1 - Grades 2.
Dr. Seuss turns 50 simple words into magic in this time-honored classic. Sam-I-am won't give up! He keeps trying to get the grumpy grown-up in the story to taste green eggs and ham. No matter how Sam-I-am presents the green eggs and ham (in a box, with a fox, in the rain, on a train), the curmudgeon refuses to try them. Finally, Sam-I-am's pesky persistence pays off. A crowd of open-mouthed onlookers watch in suspense as the old grouch takes a bite. And?...SAY! The old sourpuss's face is wreathed in smiles as he gratefully acknowledges, "I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you, thank you, Sam-I-am!"
It's Green Eggs and Ham, what's not to like? My nearly two year old son is loving this book right now. The repetition of words is fantastic for growing vocabularies and the lesson learned is also great. It's hard to beat Dr. Seuss.