Green Eggs and Ham Turns Fifty

Green Eggs and Ham Cover

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs and Ham. You can watch a video of President Obama reading the book here. ABC News reports that the children's book was the result of a bet between Dr. Seuss and publisher Random House. The bet was "Could Dr. Seuss, using 50 words, write an intelligent, entertaining children's book?" Take a look:

Posted on August 12, 2010

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