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Where the Sidewalk Ends : : the Poems & Drawings of Shel Silverstein.

Silverstein, Shel. Book - 2004 Kids Book / Fiction / Poetry & Plays / Silverstein, Shel, J 811 Si None on shelf 3 requests on 4 copies Community Rating: 4.7 out of 5

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Includes index.
Invitation -- The acrobats -- Magic -- Homemade boat -- I must remember -- The fourth -- Ickle me, pickle me, tickle me too -- Captain Hook -- Hug o' war -- It's dark in here -- Ourchestra -- Flag -- Colors -- The loser -- Joey -- Listen to the mustn'ts -- Jimmy Jet and his TV set -- Early bird -- Sky seasoning -- The farmer and the queen -- Pancake? -- Smart -- Us -- I'm making a list -- Me and my giant -- Rain -- Two boxes -- True story -- Boa constrictor -- Hector the collector -- Invention -- The googies are coming -- For sale -- Sleeping sardines -- One inch tall -- Enter this deserted house -- Sick -- Upstairs -- The garden -- Jumping rope -- Who -- Ridiculous rose -- Where the sidewalk ends -- Snowman -- The crocodile's toothache -- Thumbs -- Wild boar -- Lester -- Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout would not take the garbage out -- Drats -- Hat -- My rules -- Oh have you heard -- Warning -- The unicorn -- Tree house -- The flying festoon -- No difference -- Invisible boy -- Tight hat -- Peanut-butter sandwich -- Lazy Jane -- The edge of the world -- Santa and the reindeer -- The toucan -- The planet of Mars -- Love -- The dirtiest man in the world -- Point of view -- Magical eraser -- Spaghetti -- Helping -- If I had a brontosaurus -- Benjamin Bunnn -- The battle -- Minnow Minnie -- The razor-tailed wren -- The bloath -- The yipiyuk -- What's in the sack? -- Won't you? -- Alice -- Shadow wash -- Recipe for a hippopotamus sandwich -- Eighteen flavors -- Poor Angus -- What a day -- Ma and God -- Bang-klang -- Traffic light -- Me-stew -- Double-tail dog -- Paul Bunyan -- Dancing pants -- I won't hatch! -- With his mouth full of food -- My hobby -- Instructions -- The worst -- The bagpipe who didn't say no -- Longest nose -- Rudy Felsh -- Fred? -- The long-haired boy -- Band-aids -- Dreadful -- Skinny -- The land of happy -- Pirate Captain Jim -- Fish? -- If the world was crazy -- Stone telling -- Chester -- The silver fish -- Forgotten language -- The generals -- Just me, just me -- Standing -- The one who stayed -- Melinda Mae -- The little blue engine -- Afraid of the dark -- Hungry mungry -- My beard -- Merry ... -- The search.


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great book submitted by sunitas on August 2, 2011, 6:51am great book

Wonderful! submitted by Zekicmom on June 20, 2013, 9:24pm A great book which makes poetry accessible to children. I loved this growing up, and still remember one poem by heart.

"I cannot go to school today said little Peggy Ann McCay. I have the measles and the say today is Saturday? Goodbye, I'm going out to play."

Fantastic submitted by rlmorgan on July 28, 2013, 9:39am A great book of poems for children or adults. Reading it always makes me feel like a kid again. It is a good way to introduce poetry to children.

poems submitted by Claireywang on July 9, 2014, 4:09pm enjoyed these poems

good submitted by i'm a blobfish on June 18, 2016, 8:11pm he writes funny poems that tell how a kid feels in this book

Love it submitted by juliabryant on August 4, 2017, 3:46pm This book is funny and great.

kids need poetry submitted by FordAlpha on July 30, 2018, 1:15pm Kids need poetry that they can relate to, that grabs their attention and tickles their funnybone and their emerging sense of wordplay. Shel Silverstein was a pioneer in writing this kind of verse for kids. I memorized quite a few poems from "Where the Sidewalk Ends" during my elementary school days, and I can still recite them (not so the more erudite poetry I had to memorize in high school).

Where The Sidewalk Ends submitted by SBNB on August 2, 2018, 9:57pm This is a book of poetry that every child (and adult) should read. Shel Silverstein was a genius. It's a great book packed with humorous poems, imaginative poems, and poems that stretch your mind.

How I Learned to Love Poetry submitted by majean on August 8, 2018, 7:05pm Shel Silverstein is the one poet who taught me above all others the beauty of words and poetry. He also helped shape my worldview. Just read this: "Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child, / Listen to the DON'TS / Listen to the SHOULDN'TS / The IMPOSSIBLES, the WONT'S / Listen to the NEVER HAVES / Then listen close to me- / Anything can happen, child, / ANYTHING can be."

Where the Sidewalk Ends submitted by ashflowtuff on June 17, 2019, 11:01am So much fun for kids and adults too.

great submitted by ramesh_anmulwad on June 20, 2019, 11:52am his poems are always funny and meaningful

Where the Sidewalk Ends submitted by lstorc on June 27, 2019, 8:34pm These poems teach valuable life lessons one tends to fully appreciate when older. Strong recommendation for all ages.

Banned when I was a child submitted by Aimless on July 24, 2019, 10:47pm This book is full of delightful pounds, I don’t know why it was banned in my town when I was a child.

Amazing submitted by grderrow on July 29, 2019, 9:48pm I have read all of the poems so many times

Sidewalk submitted by emilysuzanne on August 6, 2019, 3:42pm My mom loves this book and now so do I.

poems of Joy submitted by SadieRose on August 9, 2019, 12:20pm I loved all these poems! My favorite was one inch tall.

Where the Sidewalk Ends submitted by crp on August 25, 2019, 4:10pm One of the best books ever filled with fun poetry

Enjoyable submitted by maureenannarbor on July 19, 2020, 5:08pm I love the poems

One of my favorites submitted by cayluebeck on July 23, 2020, 2:27pm This was one of my favorite book of poems growing up. I actually memorized the poem "Sick" by Shel Silverstein for an elementary school poetry competition. The poems are funny, they are clever for both kids and adults alike. A great book for the whole family.

Favorite Childhood Book submitted by inewton on July 27, 2020, 1:48pm This was my favorite book growing up! I recently re-read it and it was just as wonderful revisiting it as an adult :) Would 10/10 recommend to anyone of any age, especially kids who want to read some cool poetry!

The best! submitted by RebeccaWittekindt on August 1, 2020, 7:00pm I love all of Silverstein‘s poem books but this has to be my favorite. Some really good classics from my childhood that are memorable and fun! This one and Light in the Attic are must haves for every book lover.

Where the sidewalk ends submitted by Harlowamy on August 29, 2020, 9:53am a very funny book full of imagination.

Loved this when I was a child and it holds up submitted by JulieKurzer on July 18, 2021, 9:29am These silly poems are a great way to introduce children to poetry. I enjoy sharing these with my child

Love these! submitted by mssthoma on June 24, 2022, 9:36pm I have been inspired to stop eating jelly, and never take the garbage out. Parents beware!

Such a Wonderful Book submitted by GSchne on July 23, 2022, 8:55pm This book contains so many great poems. Listen to the Mustn'ts is one of my favorites of all time.

classically good submitted by emaelshaikh on August 20, 2022, 7:49pm timeless!

Classic treasure submitted by JennJenn on June 26, 2023, 1:31pm If you want some delightful poems to read by yourself or with a child, this would be a good collection to take a look at.

The poems of my childhood are still enjoyed by my children submitted by leah karr on August 18, 2023, 4:33pm I found my 15 year old reading these to my 7 year old. My heart is still happy!

Clever and fun but dated submitted by denisekim on August 25, 2023, 9:48pm Lyrical and funny, but some of the humor is dated

Cover image for Where the sidewalk ends : : the poems & drawings of Shel Silverstein.

New York : HarperCollins, [varies]
Year Published: 2004
Description: varies
Language: English
Format: Book


Humorous poetry, American.
Children's poetry, American.