‘Do you like green eggs and ham?’

At this risk of this turning into some kind of birthday blog, I had to post this.

Dr Seuss’ children’s classic ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ turned 50 last week.

The book was originally a wager, between Dr S (real name Theodore Seuss Geisel) and his editor in Random House, who bet that he couldn’t write a children’s book in 50 words.

Well, he did and won a dollar a word for his trouble. And fifty years on it’s still making kids everywhere happy – and probably Random House too…