Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

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HarperCollins, Mar 15, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Runny Babbit lent to wunch
And heard the saitress way,
"We have some lovely stabbit rew --
Our Special for today."

From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and The Giving Tree comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature.

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.

So if you say, "Let's bead a rook
That's billy as can se,"
You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk,
Just like mim and he.

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Such an enjoyable book to share with youngsters. My class always loves this one!

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User Review  - Noah - Goodreads

Very funny i read 5 poems every night to my brother from this it has great rhymes. One of my favorite poems in it was the one about the haunted house in which he went into. I could almost imagine myself in the poem scared out of my mind. It's a classic. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

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.

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