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Green Eggs and Ham | [Dr. Seuss]

Green Eggs and Ham

With his unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss's beloved Beginner Book has cemented it's place as a children's classic. Follow Sam I Am as he tries to convince an acquaintance that green eggs and ham is, indeed, a delectable meal to be savored everywhere and every way.
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Publisher's Summary

With his unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss's beloved Beginner Book has cemented it's place as a children's classic. Follow Sam I Am as he tries to convince an acquaintance that green eggs and ham is, indeed, a delectable meal to be savored everywhere and every way.

©1960, renewed 1988 Dr. Seuss Enterprises; (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    Linda Seattle, WA, United States 06-08-10
    Linda Seattle, WA, United States 06-08-10
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    "My preschooler's absolute FAVORITE audio book!"

    Our whole family has been delighted by this short little audio book. The music and sound effects are perfect - not too sparse, not over the top - and listening to the narration, you will be convinced there are two different actors reading. We most often listen to children's audio books in the car, so there's something of a captive audience. With some of those books, I feel bad subjecting adults and older children to the rendition. Not this one! Occupants of all ages get a chuckle out of this reading of Green Eggs and Ham. Highly recommended.

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    Amazon Customer 11-27-14 Member Since 2013
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    good good fit did his his guys guys HD his HDV by VN GH to HF

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    Yousuf Mississauga, ON, Canada 05-21-14
    Yousuf Mississauga, ON, Canada 05-21-14 Member Since 2004
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    "Fantastic"
    Where does Green Eggs and Ham rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    My 3.5 year old daughter loves this book and calls it her favourite.


    What other book might you compare Green Eggs and Ham to and why?

    All the Dr. Seuss books have been so delightfully narrated.


    What does Jason Alexander bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He brings so much entertainment to the audio book.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    My daughter loves to hear this story over and over again.


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    Scott Whitehall, PA, United States 04-04-14
    Scott Whitehall, PA, United States 04-04-14 Member Since 2012

    Short and sweet reviews, Allentown pa

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    "fun fun fun"
    What did you love best about Green Eggs and Ham?

    makes my son laugh


    What does Jason Alexander bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    alexander makes this a lot of fun


    Any additional comments?

    because of this I will cont. to buy other dr seuss books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 10-03-13
    Amazon Customer TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 10-03-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story and great narrator!"

    What can one say about Green Eggs and Ham that has not already been said except that Jason Alexander did a good job reading it.

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    Rafael Vila Horseshoe Bay, TX, US 06-29-13
    Rafael Vila Horseshoe Bay, TX, US 06-29-13

    Live a double life, in the morning and afternoon I am a very geek developer and entrepreneur, but at night I become a clown for my 3 kids :)

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    "Really Funny!"
    If you could sum up Green Eggs and Ham in three words, what would they be?

    Great Funny Listening


    Have you listened to any of Jason Alexander’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but this book makes me courious to listen for more. He did a great job!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I had the App for my Android Tablet which my kids enjoy a lot, but I have to say, the narration in that app is not quite as good as the narration in this audio book. My kids, 6, 3 and 1 love to read the book listening to this audio instead...

    We love Dr. Seuss, and this was our first book here in audible. Really Love It. So much that we decided to keep the subscription.


    Any additional comments?

    If you are worry about buying this book I would say... buy it, you will love it!

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    Jody 03-04-13
    Jody 03-04-13
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    "Excellent narration!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. My granddaughter (age 3 1/2) absolutely loves this. She laughs so much when she hears the frustration of the character being asked to eat the green eggs and ham against his wishes.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Green Eggs and Ham?

    When the one being asked to eat the green eggs and ham finally tastes them and realizes that he really does like them.


    What about Jason Alexander’s performance did you like?

    Not normally a fan of any of the characters that I've seen Jason Alexander play, I found it quite fansinating how much I enjoyed his narration of this book. He does an absolutely wonderful job, and makes the book a hundred times more interesting than I'm sure any other narrator could.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No, not really.


    Any additional comments?

    Children are sure to love this book, and ask to hear it again and again.

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    Allison 09-12-12
    Allison 09-12-12 Member Since 2007
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    "Classic Dr Suess"

    The story is a childhood favorite of many. The reading is great, the narrator manages to get Sam's companion's frustrations very well. I wouldn't call the reading brilliant, it sounds much like my mother read to me, and like I read to my daughter. It is certainly effective, though.

    Like another reviewer, I was disappointed by the lack of images. I know this is an "audiobook", which generally means "audio," but after seeing a couple other books with the enhanced format and images, I expected something similar from this one. The illustrations are a big part of what makes classic Dr. Seuss classic.

    Generally good, but if you are playing this for the entertainment of a young one, I highly recommend putting a paper copy of the book in front of the child to include illustrations.

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    Priya 02-23-12
    Priya 02-23-12
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    "Green Eggs and Ham - absolutely enchanting"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this to anyone. Of course, Dr. Seuss is a favorite, and I think Jason Alexander did a wonderful job of bringing the characters to life. His narration was perfect, and I have listened to it 10 times already (really, 10 times!), and I am a 27-year old adult with no kids. Just reliving my youth, and Green Eggs and Ham makes me smile every time I listen to it. A perfect 5 minute pick-me-up.


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    Aaron 08-10-11
    Aaron 08-10-11

    extreme accountant

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    "Wonderful Narration Honors a Classic Book"

    If you're on this page, I doubt I need to sell you on Dr. Seuss's work. 'Green Eggs and Ham' is, of course, a classic. Jason Alexander's performance is brilliantly hammy, just as one would expect from somebody reading a kids' book aloud. He reads in distinct voices for Sam-I-Am and the hesitant diner, both perfectly Seussian. I also own the eleven-story "Cat in the Hat" collection, but this is the best Dr. Seuss reading I've heard yet.

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