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Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Green Eggs and Ham (1960)

by Dr. Seuss

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I liked that this book is an easy read and silly. It is also a good book for new readers, since there is a lot of repetition throughout the book. The book also gives great pictures that follow the story, which allows readers to get a deeper understanding if they are having difficulty reading it.
  bmille16 | Mar 5, 2015 |
I love this book, along with almost all of Dr. Suess' books, because they are so silly and funny, yet leaves the readers with new life lessons to ponder. I love this book because of the consistency of the rhymes. For example “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them Sam I am.” The rhyming is repeated throughout the story and it makes the story lighthearted and fun to read. I like that Dr. Suess was able to reveal the characters emotions through his writing. You can see how frustrated the narrator gets with Sam repetitively asking him to try green eggs and ham. Dr. Suess’s writing is so simple yet brings so much to the table, ie. rhyming, rhythmic pattern, emotions, and so much more. Reading this story to children or having a child read this story to you would be great to help the build their confidence in reading. The child will be able to recognize the repeated words and have fun laughing along to the story. I found the illustrations to be colorful, eye-catching and would keep any reader interested. The pictures were more than eye catching, but they fit perfectly with the text. The moral of the story is to always give new things a try or could be miss out on something great. ( )
  corzel1 | Mar 3, 2015 |
I enjoyed this book as a child. I think that it bright out my imagination as I was reading it. It also taught me how to different words rhyme. When I read it again, I knew that this was a great book for children because it can teach them the same thing I learned. ( )
  krausch | Mar 2, 2015 |
I love this book, along with most of Dr. Suess' texts, because it is entertaining but provides a necessary life moral. The quick rhyming sentences force you to try to read the whole page in one breath. This writing style mimics the crazy world the characters live in and the frustrated attitude that the main character is feeling. I like that Dr. Suess was able to evoke emotion simply by his writing style. Also, the invented language makes the book entertaining and is a useful test to see if young readers are memorizing words or are truly adept at phonics. The illustrations use whimsical lines and bright colors to keep the reader interested. The moral of the story is to always try new things or you may be missing out on something great! ( )
  agaski3 | Feb 27, 2015 |
Kindergarten- series, use with other Dr.s Suess books
  RachelHollingsworth | Feb 24, 2015 |
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I love this book it has lost of vibrant v colors and a good message to kids about trying something new even though it looks gross
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Dr. Seussprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, JasonNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Marcuse, Aída E.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stip, KatjaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Westera, BetteTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Do you like green eggs and ham?
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העלילה כוללת שתי דמויות - סם בתרגום לעברית "שמי הוא שב" ודמות ששמה לא מוזכרת. סם הוא דמות אנרגטית ושמחה המנסה לשכנע את הדמות השנייה (העצבנית, רגזנית ודיכאונית) לאכול "ביצים וירך-חזיר ירוקים" - "green eggs and ham" בתרגום לעברית לא מוזכר המאכל. הדמות השנייה מסרבת לאכול את המאכל. סם מציע לאכול אותו במספר אתרים (בית, מכונית, צמרת עץ) ועם מבחר בעלי חיים שועל, ,תיש, עכבר.

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This timeless Dr. Seuss classic was first published in 1960, and has been delighting readers ever since. Sam-I-am is as persistent as a telemarketer, changing as many variables as possible in the hopes of convincing the nameless skeptic that green eggs and ham are a delicacy to be savored. He tries every manner of presentation with this "nouveau cuisine"--in a house, with a mouse, in a box, with a fox, with a goat, on a boat--to no avail. Then finally, finally the doubter caves under the tremendous pressure exerted by the tireless Sam-I-am. And guess what? Well, you probably know what happens, but even after reading Green Eggs and Ham the thousandth time, the climactic realization that green eggs and ham are "so good, so good, you see" is still a rush. As usual, kids will love Dr. Seuss's wacky rhymes and whimsical illustrations--and this time, they might even be so moved as to finally take a taste of their broccoli. (Ages 4 to 8)

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:34:46 -0400)

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In verse, Sam-I-am tells of the virtues of green eggs and ham.

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