Best Selling Audio Books by Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein is the author of Every Thing On It (2022), An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein (2003), Shel Silverstein: Poems and Drawings (2002), Falling Up (2020) and other 81 books.

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Every Thing On It

release date: Apr 05, 2022
Every Thing On It
A spider lives inside my head Who weaves a strange and wondrous web Of silken threads and silver strings To catch all sorts of flying things, Like crumbs of thought and bits of smiles And specks of dried-up tears, And dust of dreams that catch and cling For years and years and years . . . Have you ever read a book with everything on it? Well, here it is, an amazing collection of never-before-published poems and drawings from the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up. 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 on in and let the magic of Shel Silverstein bend your brain and open your heart.

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

release date: Jan 01, 2003
An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein
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,

Shel Silverstein: Poems and Drawings

release date: Oct 01, 2002
Shel Silverstein: Poems and Drawings
A slipcase boxed set of three classic Silverstein works includes "Where the Sidewalk Ends," "A Light in the Attic," and "Falling Up."

Falling Up

release date: Oct 20, 2020
Falling Up
NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings. Filled with unforgettable characters like Screamin’ Millie; Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O''Dare, the dancin'' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold, this collection by the celebrated Shel Silverstein will charm young readers and make them want to trip on their shoelaces and fall up too! So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind. And don''t miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

The Giving Tree

release date: Feb 18, 2014
The Giving Tree
As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein''s children''s books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein''s poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another''s capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein''s incomparable career as a bestselling children''s book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don''t Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don''t miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece
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.

A Giraffe and a Half

A Giraffe and a Half
If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half … you would have a giraffe and a half. And if you glued a rose to the tip of his nose … And … if he put on a shoe and then stepped in some glue … And if he used a chair to comb his hair … And so it goes until … but that would be telling. Children will be kept in stitches until the very end, when the situation is resolved in the most riotous way possible. Shel Silverstein’s incomparable line drawings add to the hilarity of his wildly funny rhymes.

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O
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.

Runny Babbit

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Runny Babbit
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

Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back

Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back
"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!

Cayendo Hacia Arriba

release date: Aug 01, 2012
Cayendo Hacia Arriba
A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

Oh, Hell!

release date: Jan 01, 1991
Oh, Hell!
Bobby Gould in Hell by David Mamet Short Play, Comedy Characters: 3 male, 1 female Interior Set This is Bobby Gould''s day of reckoning. The conniving movie mogul from Speed the Plow awakes in a strange room. A loquacious interrogator in fishing waders enters. Gould argues his case. A woman he has wronged appears and gets so carried away that she says some sassy things to the Interrogator. In the end, Bobby is damned for being "cruel without bei

Falling Up Special Edition

release date: Jan 06, 2015
Falling Up Special Edition
From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the classics Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings. This special edition contains 12 never-before-published poems. Filled with unforgettable characters like Screamin’ Millie; Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O''Dare, the dancin'' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold, this collection by the celebrated Shel Silverstein will charm young readers and make them want to trip on their shoelaces and fall up too! So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind. And don''t miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

A Light in the Attic

release date: Apr 07, 2020
A Light in the Attic
NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, comes an imaginative book of poems and drawings—a favorite of Shel Silverstein fans young and old. This digital edition also includes twelve poems previously only available in the special edition hardcover. A Light in the Attic delights with remarkable characters and hilariously profound poems in a collection readers will return to again and again. Here in the attic 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. Come on up to the attic of Shel Silverstein and let the light bring you home. And don''t miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and Falling Up!

L'arbre généreux

L'arbre généreux
Par amour pour un petit garçon, un arbre lui donne au fil des années, ses fruits, ses feuilles, ses branches... jusqu''à son tronc !

The Giving Tree 40th Anniversary Edition Book with CD

release date: Apr 01, 2004
The Giving Tree 40th Anniversary Edition Book with CD
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.

A Light in the Attic Special Edition

release date: Sep 22, 2009
A Light in the Attic Special Edition
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? . . . 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 the Broiled Face, and find out what happens when someone steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a mountain snores, and they’ve put a brassiere on the camel. With 12 never-before-published poems, here is a special edition of this beloved poetry collection, from the creator of Where the Sidewalk ends and Falling Up.

My Dog Does My Homework!

release date: Jan 01, 2004
My Dog Does My Homework!
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.

Arbor Alma

release date: Jan 01, 2002
Arbor Alma
A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

Runny Babbit Returns

release date: Sep 19, 2017
Runny Babbit Returns
An Amazon Best Book of 2017 * A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017 * A NCTE 2018 Notable Poetry Book Runny Babbit, the lovable star of Shel Silverstein’s New York Times bestselling poetry book, is back in this instant New York Times bestseller! Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own. This carefully compiled work from the Silverstein archives is filled with spoonerism poems that are both playful and poignant. With tongue-twisting word play and uproarious characters, the endearingly befuddled Runny Babbit and his friends embody Shel Silverstein’s singular style, the one we all know and love. Fans of all ages won’t want to miss their chance to follow their favorite Runny in this New York Times bestseller of laugh-out-loud adventures!

Uncle Shelby'S Abz Book

release date: Sep 09, 1985
Uncle Shelby'S Abz Book
Writing for an adult audience, the popular children''s book author presents a humorous satire of alphabet books.

Don't Bump the Glump!

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Don't Bump the Glump!
A most unusual collection of whacky, funny, scary creatures with imaginative fantasies in verse.

Uncle Shelby's Story of Lafcadio : the Lion who Shot Back

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Uncle Shelby's Story of Lafcadio : the Lion who Shot Back
After leaving the jungle for the circus and a life of fame and wealth, a lion who taught himself to be the best shot in the world discovers he''s not really a lion anymore, and not really a man, either.

Different Dances 25th Anniversary Edition

release date: Oct 12, 2004
Different Dances 25th Anniversary Edition
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.

Falling up by Shel Silverstein

release date: Jan 01, 1996

The World of Shel Silverstein Fabric Banner

release date: Apr 01, 1999
The World of Shel Silverstein Fabric Banner
Draw a crazy picture, Write a nutty poem, Sing a mumble-gumble song, Whistle through your comb. Do a loony-goony dance ''Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain''t been there before.

Shel Silverstein Pop-up Treasury

release date: Apr 01, 2008

Where the Sidewalk Ends; A Light in the Attic

release date: Sep 01, 1988

Falling Up Holiday Feature Edition

release date: Oct 31, 1998
Falling Up Holiday Feature Edition
Come and meet the unforgettable, offbeat characters in Silverstein''s wacky poems.
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