Green Eggs and Ham

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Collins, 1962 - Choice (Psychology) - 62 pages
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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.

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Great poetry and fun pictures. - Goodreads
Not enough pictures but truly a page turner. - Goodreads
A compelling novel filled with great insight. - Goodreads
It is an exciting story, with a dramatic plot. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Kelly Tisdale - Goodreads

A fun read remembering my childhood and I also enjoy the silly phrases and rhymes that Dr. Seuss is known for. The illustrations are also exciting giving life to the made up words, items, and being he creates. Read full review

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User Review  - Dominick Goecken - Goodreads

Dr Seuss rhymes have always been my favorite rhymes. There always so random yet they do actually have and add to the story. Green Eggs and Ham is one of my favorite Dr Seuss books besides the Cat and ... Read full review

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About the author (1962)

Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines.
Dr. Seuss's first children's book, And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street, hit the market in 1937, and the world of children's literature was changed forever!
In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for one of Random House's best- selling series, Beginner Books. This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills.
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 kids learn to read.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and three Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 children's books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages. Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.

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