Green Eggs and Salmonella?

Green, Abigail
June 2010
Smithsonian;Jun2010, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p92
In this article, the author discusses violence in children's illustrated books from "Grimm's Fairy Tales" to Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham." The author cites mayhem, attempted murder, and parental negligence in several popular children's stories. The father duck is accused of being a deadbeat dad in Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings" and the characters in Dr. Suess' "Green Eggs and Ham" risk salmonella poisoning.


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