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Where the Sidewalk Ends : Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein (2014, Hardcover)

Author: Shel Silverstein | ISBN-10: 0060256672 | ISBN-13: 9780060256678

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From the outrageously funny to the quietly affecting, here are poems and drawings that illuminate the remarkable world of the well-known folksinger, humorist, and creator of "The Giving Tree." Illustrations.

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer ...Come in ... for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist.Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound.

Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations.Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. There you'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist.Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is one of Parent & Child magazine's 100 Greatest Books for Kids. School Library Journal said, "Silverstein has an excellent sense of rhythm and rhyme and a good ear for alliteration and assonance that make these poems a pleasure to read aloud."Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. In 1964, Shel's creativity continued to flourish as four more books were published in the same year--Don't Bump the Glump , A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, and the beloved classic The Giving Tree. Later he continued to build his remarkable body of work with Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and Runny Babbit.Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations. Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. There you'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is one of Parent & Child magazine's 100 Greatest Books for Kids. School Library Journal said, "Silverstein has an excellent sense of rhythm and rhyme and a good ear for alliteration and assonance that make these poems a pleasure to read aloud." Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. In 1964, Shel's creativity continued to flourish as four more books were published in the same yearDon't Bump the Glump!, A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, and the beloved classic The Giving Tree. Later he continued to build his remarkable body of work with Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and Runny Babbit. Supports the Common Core State Standards.


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ISBN-100060256672
ISBN-139780060256678

Key Details
AuthorShel Silverstein
Number Of Pages176 pages
FormatHardcover
Publication Date2014-02-18
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers

Additional Details
Copyright Date1974
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight22.8 Oz
Height0.9 In.
Width6.8 In.
Length8.8 In.

Target Audience
GroupJuvenile Audience
Grade FromPreschool
Grade ToThird Grade
Age Range4 - 8

Classification Method
LCCN70-105486
LC Classification NumberPZ8.3.S5844Wh
Dewey Decimal811/.54
Dewey Edition22

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Illustrated byShel Silverstein

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"A zesty collection of humorous light verse." (SLJ.)

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Super cute funny poems

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I had this when i was a kid, and it brings back so many memories! I'm so glad i was able to find it on eBay, and as a hardcover too! So funny and excellent :)
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I love this book, I get it for every one of my grandchildren! It's great for all ages too. I read these poems to my elderly clients...they laugh and laugh.
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I grew up with these books..they are awesome I thought it would be great for my daughters...when they saw it they new right away what type of books they got..I was surprise after 25 yrs the still use them at school...my girls love them...
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