Green Eggs and Ham
|Green Eggs and Ham|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and paperback)|
|Sequel to||Happy Birthday to You!|
|Prequel to||One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish|
Words[change | edit source]
Green Eggs and Ham is one of Seuss's "Beginner Books", written using very simple words for beginning readers. There are only fifty different words, of which 49 have only one syllable. The one exception is "anywhere". The fifty words used are: a, am, and, anywhere, are, be, boat, box, car, could, dark, do, eat, eggs, fox, goat, good, green, ham, here, house, I, if, in, let, like, may, me, mouse, not, on, or, rain, Sam, say, see, so, thank, that, the, them, there, they, train, tree, try, will, with, would, you. 45 of the 50 words (all but box, car, Sam, train and try) are Germanic.
References[change | edit source]
- "All-Time Bestselling Children's Books". http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA186995.html. 17 December 2001, Publishers Weekly.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Seussville: various Green Eggs and Ham items