How the Brilliant Dr. Seuss Created ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

Did you know that Green Eggs and Ham was written as the result of a bet that a man named Theodore Geisel (who would come to be known as Dr.Seuss) couldn’t write a complete book using only 50 words? Not only did he prove his naysayer wrong, but he went on to pen one of the greatest and most timeless children’s books ever.

In this video,UC San Diego’s Lynda Claassen guides us on some of the finer points that went into the creation of Green Eggs & Ham.

Via BooksOfWonder, H/T to LaughingSquid

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