Green Eggs and Ham Turns Fifty

Posted on August 12, 2010

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:


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