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Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

by Dr. Seuss
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Green Eggs and Ham Theme of Exploration

Green Eggs and Ham is all about adventure and exploration—not that the words of the story would indicate that at all. Sure, there are lots of adventures to be had in eating, but it's the illustrations that take us on a journey, depicting geographic explorations and perilous adventures that can barely be expressed in words. A train that runs out of tracks? Check. Undersea ham battles? Check. Mid-air debates? Check. Let the adventures—in reading and beyond—begin.

Questions and Answers

Questions the little ones might ask and how you might respond

Q: Why doesn't anybody get hurt when they crash?
A: That's what happens in Seussville. In the real world, we wear our seatbelts.

Q: How do Sam and the big guy talk under water?
A: They speak amphibian.

Q: Can I try green eggs and ham?
A: Why yes you can.

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