Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

Hardback I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books (Hardcover)

By (author) Dr. Seuss

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  • Publisher: Random House USA Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback | 62 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 234mm x 13mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 June 1999
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0394800168
  • ISBN 13: 9780394800165
  • Illustrations note: FULL COLOR
  • Sales rank: 2,313

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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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THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL--aka Dr. Seuss--is one of the most beloved children's book authors of all time. From "The Cat in the Hat" to "Oh, the Places You'll Go!," his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss's long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for "McElligot's Pool," "If I Ran the Zoo," and "Bartholomew and the Oobleck," the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

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"Limited vocabulary but unlimited exuberance of illustration."--"School Library Journal. "

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Illus. in color. Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham.