Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing
This book contains a number of silly poems and illustrations, with no particular link between any of them (as is often the case with poetry collections). As a child I absolutely LOVED this book as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rhoadesm1 - LibraryThing
Silverstein's poems are timeless, humorous classics. His vivid language makes them fun to read aloud to young children. For example: THE FOURTH Oh CRASH my Read full review