Book Review: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Looking for your next read? Check out Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Anne A.

Green Eggs and Ham is a classic story about a picky eater. The nameless main character refuses to try green eggs and ham. Throughout the book, his friend Sam-I-am keeps insisting that he’d like them. Sam suggests all different places to try this dish, but his friend keeps refusing. Finally to get Sam to be quiet, he agrees to try green eggs and ham. To his surprise, he likes them. He ends up thanking Sam for introducing him to such a yummy meal.

I do so like green eggs and ham!
Thank you!
Thank you, Sam-I-am.

Parents and toddlers alike can relate to this silly story. Most toddlers hate to try new foods, and parents are constantly trying to get them eat different things. This book with its rhyming verse is a great way to encourage kids to try new foods and new things. My son loves the bright goofy pictures and all of the ridiculous places to eat green eggs and ham. The simple rhyming repetitive wording is also great for beginning readers.

Green Eggs and Ham is available on Overdrive as an eBook and a read-aloud eBook. It’s available on e-Read Kids as an eBook as well. You can also place a print copy on hold and pick it up at your library branch. Borrow this timeless classic today and don’t be afraid to try something new. You might just like it!

Check out Green Eggs and Ham on eReadKids, Libby, or from your branch's shelves with your library card today!

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