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Green Eggs and Ham

"What can I say? Dr Suess just brings out the playful joyous side in me. And isn’t that the whole point? Dr Suess makes books that are fun to read to kids and that kids can easily start to read themselves! Dr Suess made me love reading as a child and now 30 years later Dr Suess’s magic works on my daughter as she won’t put these books down. And since my daughter is a picky eater, Green Eggs and Ham has a particularly relevant message (TRY food before declaring you hate it) that actually worked once to convince my daughter to try something new." Amazon Review

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 50 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 236 words) could not complete an entire book without exceeding that limit. The 50 words are: a, am, and, anywhere, are, be, boat, box, car, could, dark, do, eat, eggs, fox, goat, good, green, ham, here, house, I, if, in, let, like, may, me, mouse, not, on, or, rain, Sam, say, see, so, thank, that, the, them, there, they, train, tree, try, will, with, would, you

Green Eggs and Ham is one of the best-selling books of all time with more than 8 million copies sold.

Here is another link on YouTube

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Book information:
Reading age: 4+
Number of words: 769
Number of unique words: 50, Word list
Number of page: 65
Year: 1960
Links: Amazon, Wikipedia, YouTube, Goodreads, LibraryThing, Common Sense Media, Printables

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