One Friday evening, I was sitting in the living room with my family, trying to decide which books to sell. I wanted to earn money for a game I liked. I held up book after book, waiting for my dad to tell me what I could or couldn`t sell. I carelessly held up the book One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss.
“Oh, don`t sell that one,” my dad pleaded. “It`s my favorite!” I hated that book so much. I really wanted to sell it.
“Dad, this book is absolutely positively going to bore me to death,” I moaned, a little angry. I picked up the book and began reading aloud. “One fish two fish…
I read for a little while, with my dad mouthing the words I was reading from the other side of the room. He had memorized it! Suddenly, I set down the book and said, “This book is a bore, so where`s the door?”
My whole family burst into laughter. Soon, we all started goofing off. “This book is fun, but we are all done,” my dad exclaimed. Everyone started to make up new rhymes.
“This book is so bad, I can`t believe it was ever a fad,” my mom chimed in. This went on for ten whole minutes! My family and I were making up new rhymes and laughing so loudly, making so much ruckus that we were probably disturbing our neighbors!
That night we all had a good time, laughing a lot. I doubt that I had ever laughed so hard in my entire life! It was all hilarious. After all the excitement, my dad finally let me sell the book. That made me feel exuberant, but he wouldn`t let me sell the book Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss…