The Missing Piece Meets the Big O by Shel SilversteinThe Missing Piece Meets the Big O by Shel Silverstein

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

byShel SilversteinIllustratorShel Silverstein

Hardcover | January 24, 2006

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From Shel Silverstein, the celebrated author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends, comes The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, sure to delight fans of all ages with Silverstein’s iconic drawings and humor.

This companion tale to The Missing Piece is an inventive and heartwarming book where the missing piece is in search of its perfect match.

The missing piece sat alone…waiting for someone to come along and take it somewhere. All it wants is to roll along with its perfect match, but some are too small, others too big, and some fit yet don’t roll. The missing piece feels sad and lonely until it meets the Big O, and learns that all it ever needed was a little encouragement and determination to fulfill its dreams.

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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...
Title:The Missing Piece Meets the Big OFormat:HardcoverDimensions:104 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.63 inPublished:January 24, 2006Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060256575

ISBN - 13:9780060256579

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome book new favorite.. inspiring for adults, easy read for kids
Date published: 2017-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite book... My roommate handed me this book to read the other day. I said hey, okay. I like this author. So I sat down and read it. Two minutes later, I stood up and said That was, hands down, the best book I have ever read. I'm a big fan of books, and have always had a hard time deciding what my favorite book is. Now there's no question. :) I recommend it to anybody and everybody.
Date published: 2002-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Missing Piece Meets the Big O Probably the best and simplest book on love: a missing piece looking to fit into some rolling O's hole to become complete, always failing for one reason or another... until it meets a rolling whole without any pieces missing: the big O, who completes himself.
Date published: 2000-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Message This story has an amazing message about relationships that is presented in a sophisticated, yet cute and simple way.
Date published: 2000-05-22

From Our Editors

The wedge-shaped hero of The Missing Piece waits in vain for the right someone to appear, until a complete circle (the Big O) shows it how to gather its own momentum.