Poetry Books by Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Chi vuole un rinoceronte a un prezzo speciale? Testo inglese a fronte Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher:
Published Date: 2011
Categories: Humorous stories
Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein's loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince you to be the one lucky kid to take home this very, very unusual pet. There are lots of things a rhinoceros can do around one's house, including eating bad report cards before one's parents see them, tiptoeing downstairs for a midnight snack, and collecting extra allowance.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Runny Babbit Book and Abridged CD Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2006-09-26
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, "We have some lovely stabbit rew -- Our Special for today." From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and The Giving Tree comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature. Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Dungry Hog, Snerry Jake, and many others who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own. So if you say, "Let's bead a rook That's billy as can se," You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk, Just like mim and he.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book My Dog Does My Homework Authors: Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, Eve Merriam, Jon Scieszka
Publisher:
Published Date: 2004
Categories: Children's poetry
Perfect to read alone, with a friend, a parent, or your teacher, this book is filled with poems by a variety of well-known children's poets.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 1963-01-06
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
"You don't have to shoot me," says the young lion. "I will be your rug and I will lie in front of your fireplace and I won't move a muscle and you can sit on me and toast all the marshmallows you want. I love marshmallows." But the hunter will not listen to reason, so what is there for a young lion to do? After eating up the hunter, Lafcadio takes the gun home and practices and practices until he becomes the world's greatest sharp-shooter. Now dressed in starched collars and fancy suits, and enjoying all the marshmallows he wants, Lafcadio is pampered and admired wherever he goes. But is a famous, successful, and admired lion a happy lion? Or is he a lion at all? Told and drawn with wit and gusto, Shel Silverstein's modern fable speaks not only to children but to us all!

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book The Giving Tree 40th Anniversary Edition Book with CD Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2004-04-01
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
For the first time you can hear Shel Silverstein read his classic tale of a boy and the tree that loves him in this special 40th Anniversary Edition Book and CD. "Once there was a tree . . . and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk . . . and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another' s capacity to love in return.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book The Missing Piece Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 1976-04-14
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. So it set off in search of its missing piece. And as it rolled it sang this song -Oh I'm lookin' for my missin' piece I'm lookin' for my missin' piece Hi-dee-ho, here I go, Lookin' for my missin' piece. What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told in this fable that gently probes the nature of quest and fulfillment.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book The Missing Piece Meets the Big O Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 1981-05-06
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
The missing piece sat alone waiting for someone to come along and take it somewhere.... The different ones it encounters - and what it discovers in its helplessness - are portrayed with simplicity and compassion in the words and drawings of Shel Silverstein.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book A Light in the Attic Book and CD Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2001-10-09
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Last night while I lay thinking here Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long And sang their same old Whatif song: Whatif I flunk that test? Whatif green hair grows on my chest? Whatif nobody likes me? Whatif a bolt of lightning strikes me?... To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic is now available in a special edition containing the classic hardcover book and a CD of highlights from his Grammy Award-winning album. Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Put a Brassiere on the Camel. From the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends and Falling Up, here is another wondrous book of poems and drawings.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book The Giving Tree Gift Edition Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2007-05-01
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
"Once there was a tree . . . and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk . . . and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Runny Babbit Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Particular Books
Published Date: 2011
Categories: Children's poetry, American
Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, 'We have some lovely stabbit rew - Our Special for today.' Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Dungry Hog, Snerry Jake, and many others who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own. It's filled with the most amazing adventures and tongue-twisting rhymes imaginable. And, what's more, Shel Silverstein wrote this yook especially for bou. 'I wish I had done this book' MAURICE SENDAK

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Every Thing on It Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Puffin
Published Date: 2012
Categories: Children's poetry, American
Have you ever read a book with everything on it? Here it is - an amazing collection of never-before-published poems and drawings from the mind of Shel Silverstein. You will say Hi-ho for the toilet troll, get tongue-tied with Stick-a-Tongue-Out-Sid, play a highly unusual horn, and experience the joys of growing down. What's that? You have a case of the Lovetobutcants? Impossible! Just come in and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your heart.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Different Dances 25th Anniversary Edition Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published Date: 2004-10-12
Categories: Humor
a modern ballet where lovers are ground to hamburger wives are turned into chairs TV sets eat people flowers grow from children's heads God is uncovered -- and re-covered and men are hung by the instrument of their desire Startling, irreverent and provocative, the incomparable creator of poems and fables for children turns his eye and pen upon the social calamities and absurdities of the adult world.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Lafcadio Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher:
Published Date: 2015-11
Categories:
Multimillion-selling Shel Silverstein's debut book - the charming modern fable of a lion who refuses to take it lying down.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Playboy's Silverstein Around the World Authors: Shel Silverstein, Mitch Myers, Hugh M. Hefner
Publisher: Fireside
Published Date: 2007-05-22
Categories: Art
Collects and reproduces twenty-three travel pieces created by the renowned author and artist for Playboy between 1957 and 1968, in a volume that features his adventures in such regions as Tokyo, the Middle East, and hippie-era San Francisco.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book Uncle Shelby'S Abz Book Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Published Date: 1985-09-09
Categories: Education
Writing for an adult audience, the popular children's book author presents a humorous satire of alphabet books.

Shel Silverstein Books, Shel Silverstein poetry book An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein Authors: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Published Date: 2003
Categories: Drama
THE STORIES: Welcome to the darkly comic world of Shel Silverstein, a world where nothing is as it seems and where the most innocent conversation can turn menacing in an instant. The ten imaginative plays in this collection range widely in content,



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