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

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HarperCollins, Jan 20, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Nana - Target

This is one of the best poetry books for kids. I'm a grandmother and got it to read to my grandkids. My boys love it even now as adults. Shel Silverstein is great!!! Read full review

This book is amazing

User Review  - Alexandra H. - Overstock.com

I used to love reading Shell Silverstein when I was a child. I let my little sisters keep my books and this was a start to buying and keeping my own! Its just as great as I remember. Read full review

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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.

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