Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

Hardcover | January 6, 2015

byShel SilversteinIllustratorShel Silverstein

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Runny Babbit turns 10! A special commemorative anniversary sticker graces Shel Silverstein's hilarious book of spoonerisms (words or phrases with letters or syllables swapped: bunny rabbit becomes Runny Babbit) to celebrate this momentous event.

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.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

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Runny Babbit turns 10! A special commemorative anniversary sticker graces Shel Silverstein's hilarious book of spoonerisms (words or phrases with letters or syllables swapped: bunny rabbit becomes Runny Babbit) to celebrate this momentous event.Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Du...

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Runny Babbit lent to wunchAnd 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 To...

Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began withLafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books includingA Giraffe and a Half,Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?,The Missing Piece,The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favoriteThe Giving Tree, a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 8.38 × 7.25 × 0.6 inPublished:January 6, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060256532

ISBN - 13:9780060256531

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

Customer Reviews of Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Silliness rules!!! I love Shel Silverstein! There are some of his works that I'm not crazy about, but this is definitely NOT one of them! So much fun! You really have to concentrate and pay attention, but it's so laugh out loud funny!
Date published: 2014-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Book - Great Language play! If you want a fun book that the kids will love - this is a great one to pick!
Date published: 2006-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from laugh out loud funny! shel seilverstein hits a home run with this fantastically funny read! its that type of book that you read when your down. it'll cheer you all up! i promise you its worth your money!
Date published: 2005-11-06

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