Where the Sidewalk Ends

by Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein

On Sale: 10/22/2019

Where the Sidewalk Ends

by Shel Silverstein

illustrated by Shel Silverstein

On Sale: 10/22/2019


Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)

George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award

Amazon.com Customers’ Favorite

ALA Notable Children’s Book

New York Times Outstanding Book

New York Times Notable

About the Book

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. This special edition contains 12 extra poems.

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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Critical Praise

“An ideal book for teachers to have handy. If you want to ungloom your day, start Where the Sidewalk Ends.” - Reading Teacher.

“A zesty collection of humorous light verse.” - SLJ.

“These rhymes are perfect bite-sized nuggets of jest.” - Brightly

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061965258
  • ISBN 10: 0061965251
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 10/22/2019
  • Pages: 176
  • List Price:11.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Poetry (see also Stories in Verse)
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories

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