Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
This is a forty year anniversary special edition of Where the Sidewalk Ends, a collection of whimsical drawings and poems. In 2007, the National Education Association named the book one of teacher’s top one-hundred books for children. For this edition, they have added twelve more poems. Shel Silverstein wrote twenty-one books and recorded sixteen albums. His books have been translated into thirty languages and have sold twenty million copies. Where the Sidewalk Ends, along with The Giving Tree and A Light in the Attic are the best known of his books along with Silverstein’s cartoons originally published in Playboy magazine.
In Where the Sidewalk Ends the reader is introduced to such fabulous characters as Jimmy Jet turning into his TV set and Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who would not take the garbage out. Also included in this collection are instructions for making a hippopotamus sandwich or me-stew. Every page of this book is a delight to the reader of any age. A fun way to enjoy the book is to have friends color in the pages. It is a revealing look at which poem they choose and fun to do. This book is pure fun with a chuckle or laugh out loud on every page.
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|Page Count||183 pages|
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|Category||Poetry & Short Stories|