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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. This special edition has twelve extra poems that did not appear in the original collection.
Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, as well as classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.
I'd loved Where the Sidewalk Ends since I read it over 30 years ago. When we were looking for a gift for two children that we hadn't met, children who live in Australia and love... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Gaby at Starting Fresh blog
Shel Silverstein's poetry books were my absolute favorite growing up. The price on here was a little more than in stores, but the 2-day free shipping with amazon prime was worth... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Taylor
I read these poems to my elementary students for years! My books became thread-bare! They loved it and I believe it gave them a good beginning for a lifetime of poetry loving! Read morePublished 9 days ago by Marilyn Mize