Where the Sidewalk Ends 30th Anniversary Edition: Poems and Drawings

Front Cover
HarperCollins, Jan 20, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
76 Reviews

Including 12 New Poems!

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.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
55
4 stars
14
3 stars
4
2 stars
2
1 star
1

Review: Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings

User Review  - Tasha Johnson - Goodreads

Book filled with great poetry appropriate for children. Some more serious and some are quite funny! Good book for intro using forms of poetry and creative writing. This can also be a filler book when there's not enough time to read a while story but you still want to get some reading in. Read full review

Brings back memories of my childhood

User Review  - VeryMerry3 - Walmart

Great book! One I highly recommend to kids off all ages. The poems silly, funfunand simple read. Read full review

All 5 reviews »

About the author (2004)

Shel Silverstein is the author-artist of many beloved books of prose and poetry. He was a cartoonist, playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated songwriter.

Bibliographic information