New Release Books by Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein is the author of The Missing Piece Meets the Big O (1981), A Light in the Attic (2003), A Giraffe and a Half (1964), The Giving Tree (1964) and other 88 books.

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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.

A Light in the Attic

release date: Jan 01, 2003
A Light in the Attic
"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 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.From the creator of the beloved poetry collections "Where the Sidewalk Ends and "Falling Up, here is another wondrous book of poems and drawings. Notable Children''s Books of 1981 (ALA)Best Books of 1981 (SLJ)Children''s Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)1981 Children''s Books (NY Public Library)1981 USA Children''s Books of International InterestWinner, 1983 84 William Allen White Award (Kansas)Winner, 1983 Garden State Children''s Book Award (New Jersey Library Association)1984 Garden State Children''s Book Award for Non-Fiction (New Jersey Library Association)1984 George C. Stone Center for Children''s Books (Claremont, CA) "Recognition of Merit" Award

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 Giving Tree

The Giving Tree
''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 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. Ages 10+

Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?

release date: Aug 01, 2002
Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?
Shel Silverstein Who wants a cheap Rhinoceros? Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein''s loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince you to be the one lucky kid to take home this very, very unusual pet.

Falling Up

release date: Aug 01, 1998
Falling Up
A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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.

Things Change

release date: Jan 01, 1988
Things Change
A movie screenplay tells the story of Gino, an elderly shoeshine man, who is offered a large amount of money to assume the guilt for a Mafia murder

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.

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends
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.

A House and a Family

release date: Jan 01, 2018

A Big Tree and a Little Boy

release date: Jan 01, 2018

Playboy's Silverstein Around the World

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Playboy's Silverstein Around the World
Offers twenty-three travel pieces created by the renowned author and artist for Playboy between 1957 and 1968, in a volume that features his adventures in such regions as Tokyo, the Middle East, and hippie-era San Francisco.

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.

Different Dances

Different Dances
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 in this classic collection. Illustrations.

Hamlet az zaban-e mardom-e kooche va bazar

release date: Jan 01, 2002

Tompall sings the songs of Shel Silverstein

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