Where The Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein

Where The Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings

byShel SilversteinIllustratorShel Silverstein

Hardcover | February 18, 2014

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Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. 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 stretches the bounds of imagination and will be cherished by readers of all ages. This is a collection that belongs on everyone's bookshelf. Makes a great gift for special occasions such as holidays, birthdays, and graduation.

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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...
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Title:Where The Sidewalk Ends: Poems and DrawingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.75 × 6.75 × 0.89 inPublished:February 18, 2014Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060256672

ISBN - 13:9780060256678

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. Imagine a girl who eats a whale! Or what about a boy who turns into a TV! You'll find lots of zany characters in Shel Silverstein's whimsical collection of drawings and poetry. Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings is charming foray into the remarkable imagination of one of the world's most beloved children's authors. The most popular children's poetry collection ever, it received the ALA Notable Children's Book Award and the New York Times Outstanding Children's Books Award in 1974. This well-loved folksinger and funnyman is also the author of the enchanting The Giving Tree.

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