Title: Green Eggs and Ham
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
Number of pages: 62
Type of Book: Fiction; Classic (first published in 1960)
Price: N850; $5.00
In the book, Sam-I-am, a little boy pesters a man to eat a plate of green eggs and ham. He follows the man around the house with the plate trying to convince him to try the eggs and ham but the man adamantly refuses.
“Do you like green eggs and ham?
I do not like them Sam-I-am
I do not like green eggs and ham”
Sam-I-am offers different options;
Would you eat them in a house?
Would you eat hem with a mouse?
Read the book to find out if Sam-I-am was able to convince the man to try the green eggs and ham!
THUMBS UP AND DOWN
UP: Humor!! Kids will have a good laugh at the poor man who Sam-I-Am pesters. Rhyme!! The book is written in classic Dr. Seuss rhyme and the story can be sung. It’s just like a funny poem. Best of all, it’s such a fun lesson on the power of perseverance. Kids quickly learn that like Sam-I-am, they can overcome obstacles and achieve their goals if they don’t give up. I recommend this book for ALL little boys and girls. In the words of a dear friend of mine, “If this book is not in your child’s library, you’re sleeping on a moving bicycle”
- This book is the fourth-best selling children’s book of all time written in English Language!
- Only 50 words are used in the whole book!
HAVE FUN WITH THIS BOOK
- Team the reading experience with a visit to http://www.seussville.com
- Listen to the audiobook here:
CHALLENGE: Green Eggs and Ham
CREATE (WRITE a Story/Poem OR DRAW)
- Identify and colour the eggs and ham (3 year olds)
- Spot 5 differences between the two pictures (4 – 5 year olds)
Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry requirements: Entrants must be within the 3 – 5 age range. The first correct entry will be announced on this page and will win a copy of this book.
Answers must be submitted before 12:00am on Tuesday, March 22nd 2015.
Next Book of the Week:
CAT IN THE HAT by Dr. Seuss