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Green Eggs and Ham

897 Ratings: 3.9
A book by Dr. Seuss that was first published in 1960.

Green Eggs and Ham is a best-selling and critically acclaimed book by Dr. Seuss, first published in 1960. As of 2001, according to Publishers Weekly, it was the fourth-bestselling English-language children's book (novel) of all time.   … see full wiki

Author: Dr. Seuss
Genre: Children's Books
Date Published: 1960
115 reviews about Green Eggs and Ham
review by . July 01, 2010
As a child, Dr. Seuss has molded and shaped my imagination and sense of fantasy ever since I can remember.  In Green Eggs and Ham, the sense of tallness and stacking and items toppling over...there was such a sense of being on edge throughout all of these stories.  Green Eggs and Ham has simply got to be my favorite...a most exciting and disgusting tale of rhyme and not so much reason!      I would recommend reading this book to children and adults of all ages.   …
review by . July 24, 2010
Fun Reading is Good Reading for Kids
Green Eggs & Ham, what memories it brings. As a child I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It really stretched my imagination. I believe that one of the reasons I still enjoy reading today is because of books like this that I read as a child. I remember the feelings of excitement and pleasure when I read this book. The rhythm and the simplicity in the way it was written, I think made it enjoyable.  You can’t lose with this classic. When we started home schooling, it was a must read for …
review by . July 08, 2010
I love green eggs and ham by Doctor Seuss. I grew up reading all of his books, including Green eggs and ham. I found it to be entertaining that no matter how much he said he did not want green eggs and ham, he would still ask him in different ways. This annoyed my parents greatly when I started asking questions the same way Doctor Seuss’s characters would in his books. I guess I could say that Green Eggs and Ham taught me how to be persistent and ask a lot of questions!
review by . July 13, 2010
   I remember when I was first introduced to Dr. Seuss (hey, that rhymed) I was in kindergarten and as a class we would go to the school library and we would sit in the reading circle and our teacher would read Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish, Two Fish, and The Cat in the Hat. At the time, and still today Green Eggs and Ham is my favorite.      Filled with colorful pictures and fun rhymes it's a wonderful book to get children interested in learning to read. Even now, …
review by . July 21, 2010
I first heard Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss when I was a toddler. My mother had loved the book and was sure that I would and she was right. Now my own son loves it and it's a great feeling to see him enjoy a book that both I and his grandmother have also loved. It's a great way for young children to learn words and colors. My own son began picking up on it after just a couple of read throughs and while he doesn't say many words as yet he can happily go alone and blurt out a few words …
review by . June 14, 2010
My English teacher rode this book to our class when i was in 4th grade if i can remember correctly. And after we read it she made us green eggs and ham. I have always liked Dr.Seuss. I will be reading his books to my son. Who is only 2 months away from being born. Thanks Seuss
review by . July 04, 2010
This is normally the book you'd read while growing up and learning English.  I use it at the library to help my international friends practice English.  Some of the words inside are unusual and made up, so they are fun to go along with.  Dr. Seuss had a way to make a story exciting and flavorful for kids and adults.  No wonder they made it all into cartoons and movies.       This story is a classic because it will only get popular over time.  …
review by . July 02, 2010
Who doesn’t love Green Eggs and Ham?  My mother, for one!  I remember as a child, my brothers and I literally memorized the words to the entire book.  Every night we would ask to read Green Eggs and Ham!  My mom was so annoyed with us that she hid the book in the back of the closet.  She tried to tell us that it was lost, so she couldn’t read it to us.  No problem, Mom, we have it memorized!  We’ll just recite the lines instead. J   …
Quick Tip by . October 26, 2010
Be ready for a tongue twister! As a mom, there are many books I can sort of read on auto-pilot at bedtime.. meaning I can actually multitask while I'm reading, and think of other things. Crazy, I know, but such is the life of a busy mom with a million to-do's ; ) THIS book, however, and most any Dr Seuss book (of which we have several my daughter loves including one about space and another about the ocean) -- requires my full focus in order to spit out the delightful rhymes without stumbling over …
review by . August 10, 2010
Awesome childhod favorite
Green eggs and Ham what can u say about it. Only one  word comes to mind classic. Dr Seuss has written many great books but this is one of his greatest. He has so influenced my reading habits. My reading life as started by this author. This was also a great introduction into the world of poetry and creative writing.  This is the book that started me on my journey into reading. I can vividly remember being six years old picking it up and reading it over and over again. I love the use of …
Quick Tip by . October 01, 2010
I know a young man who wrote one of his college entrance essays based on this.
review by . June 29, 2010
This is pure genius, just what the Dr. ordered. Green eggs and ham is a classic story. I grew up reading it over and over again as a child. I loved the rhyming scheme and pattern. The words seem to just roll off of your tongue, like a slippery verbal roller coaster. The simple, but bizarre and unique art style draws you into this wacky world. It’s just strange enough to capture the imagination, attention, and the hearts of children.    I really enjoy the persistence of the …
review by . May 26, 2010
I have loved this book since I was a child, and now I am reading it to my children. They like it just as much as I did. This is one of those books that will last generations to come and everyone will enjoy it and learn something from it. I learned, as did my daughter, it is ok to try new things even if you don't think you will like it. My daughter didn't like to try new foods so i read this book to her and now she will at least try it even if she doesn't like the way it looks...lol
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
My favorite Dr. Seuss book as a kid. I loved the rhythm and would recite the rhymes constantly for a while. I still appreciate this work for what it is, and kids definitely still love it.
review by . August 11, 2010
My reaction to reading this book again was wonderful and brought back many memories of reading for the first time, while reading to my children as a parent.  I would certainly recommend this book to others as it is a classic and great read.  Compared with other Dr. Seuss books, this one is my personal favorite and the kids love to recite it after reading.  Great memory recall.
Quick Tip by . August 09, 2010
The Butter Battle Book is better political commentary.
Quick Tip by . July 20, 2010
"Green Eggs and Ham" is such a fun book to read out loud. I love reading this book to my daughter. It has a great pace and rhythm, and since the entire story is told through dialog, you can really have fun with the voices for the two characters.
Quick Tip by . August 08, 2010
I find Dr. Seuss to be an insipid antagonist of meaning, culture and non-postmodern values: he teaches children that the world has no real consequences, as do most other modern cartoons.
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
You can never go wrong with Dr Seuss. Green eggs and ham is one of the most epic classics of all time.
Quick Tip by . July 21, 2010
I really like Green Eggs and Ham. I like the pictures and SamIAm. And even though I've reached middle age, I still would read it, page by page.
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
i never knew so may people besides me actually liked this book, actually i loved it. well to be frank i love (as in still) it. wow, fourth bestselling childrens book. congratulations. i was introduced to this book when i was in prep. school and even in my old age now this book is still enjoyable to me. i can distinctly recall a fight i had back in those days with another lad who had the book at his home and wouldn't let me get a chance to borrow it. it was a school library book. It was so simple …
Quick Tip by . July 17, 2010
Though not terribly thought provoking, this fun quirky story certainly does remind you to have an open mind.
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
Hahah, Dr. Suess at his finest! I do, I do like green eggs and ham!
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
The message is realy straight, you may like because of the american culture, but this is not the best children`s book.
Quick Tip by . July 14, 2010
A childhood classic...a must read for the toddler set with enough clever word play to keep an adult interested (Although maybe not after the fifth reading in succession.)
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