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Runny Babbit

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 8/16/2014

Seller ID: 9780060256531

ISBN: 0060256532

Condition: USED


Runny Babbit lent to wunchAnd 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 rookThat's billy as can se,"You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk, Just like mim and he. View more info

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Missing Piece Meets the Big O

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 2/5/2015

Seller ID: 0060256575

ISBN: 0060256575

Condition: USED


The missing piece sat alone waiting for someone to come along and take it somewhere....The different ones it encounters - and what it discovers in its helplessness - are portrayed with simplicity and compassion in the words and drawings of Shel Silverstein. View more info

Where The Sidewalk Ends

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 6/11/2013

Seller ID: 0590134698

ISBN: 0590134698

Condition: USED


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Missing Piece

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 4/23/2015

Seller ID: 0060256710

ISBN: 0060256710

Condition: USED


It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. So it set off in searchof its missing piece.And as it rolledit sang this song -Oh I'm lookin' for my missin' pieceI'm lookin' for my missin' pieceHi-dee-ho, here I go, Lookin' for my missin' piece.What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told in this fable that gently probes the nature of quest and fulfillment. View more info

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Runny Babbit Returns: Another Billy Sook

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780062479396

ISBN: 0062479393

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 8/28/2014

Seller ID: 060256672

ISBN: 060256672

Condition: USED


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Light in the Attic

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 3/14/2018

Seller ID: 9780060256739

ISBN: 0060256737

Condition: USED


Last night while I lay thinking here Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long And sang their same old Whatif song: Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif green hair grows on my chest?Whatif nobody likes me?Whatif a bolt of lightning strikes me?...Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Pu... View more info

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Mirror Mirror

By: Singer, Marilyn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DUTTON E P (CHILDREN):

Seller ID: 9780525479017

ISBN: 0525479015

Condition: USED


With 6 starred reviews, 8 best of the year lists, and over 20 state award nominations, everyone is raving about "Mirror Mirror" "Remarkable."--"The Washington Post" "This mind-bending poetry is accompanied by Masse's equally intelligent, equally amusing art."--"Time Out New York for Kids" What's brewing when two favorites--poetry and fairy tales--are turned (literally) on their heads? It's a revolutionary recipe: an infectious new genre of poetry and a lovably modern take on classic stories. First, read the poems forward (how old-fashioned ), then reverse the lines and re... View more info

Every Day's a Dog's Day (A Year in Poems)

By: Singer, Marilyn

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780545862257

ISBN: 0545862256

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Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose, The

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780517603574

ISBN: 0517603578

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Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 045863603579

ISBN: 045863603579

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This is My Wish for You

By: Snell, Charles

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 7/26/2012

Seller ID: 096211314X

ISBN: 096211314X

Condition: USED


This is a book created to be given. At its center is a poem by Charles Snell which was written for, and published in, 1914 as a small gift book. In it the giver, in a series of concrete images, extends the recipient many good wishes. "This Is My Wish for You" is in the tradition of ancient blessings, in which one tries, through the power of language, to throw a mantle of protection and beneficence over the receiver. In our volume, the text is presented within borders made by Daniel Maclise for a book entitled "Moore's Irish Melodies," published in 1846. We have selected images to acco... View more info

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Where I Live

By: Spinelli, Eileen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DIAL (CHILDREN):

Seller ID: 9780803731226

ISBN: 0803731221

Condition: USED


Diana loves where she lives. She loves the astronomy charts on her walls and the fact that she can wave to her best friend, Rose, from her very own window. And best of all, a wren has recently made its home right by her front door When her family is forced to move, Diana wonders if she?ll ever find that same grounded and happy feeling again. This gentle and ultimately redeeming story in poems is about those secure and fulfilling friendships that happen naturally and easily when you live right next door, and the struggles of losing the comfort of a familiar place. Matt Phelan's warm and exp... View more info

Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9781851702008

ISBN: 1851702008

Condition: USED


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Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 9/11/2013

Seller ID: 9780810931961

ISBN: 0810931966

Condition: USED


Artist Joanna Isles's brilliant colors and charming, lively images bring a fresh look to Robert Louis Stevenson's well-loved poems. View more info

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Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS: 11/14/2013

Seller ID: 9780877016083

ISBN: 0877016089

Condition: USED


Here is a classic, illustrated edition of one of the best loved poetry collections in the world. Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 pictures by the most distinguished children's book artists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this edition of "A Child's Garden of Verses" contains all the poems that appeared in the original book, published over 100 years ago. This is a volume to be cherished for a lifetime: by parents and by grandparents who grew up with the poems and, most of all, by children who are being introduced to this extraordinary collection for the first time... View more info

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Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 6/7/2013

Seller ID: 9780806949567

ISBN: 0806949562

Condition: USED


"A collection of 32 poems...A short introductory biography...gives an insightful glimpse into his life and how it influenced his poems....illustrations convey the poetic notion of a romantic childhood memory, with pink-cheeked children...Muted colors, rich with warm golden accents among the dominant green tone, are a peaceful accompaniment to the poems."--"School Library Journal." "These poems...are colorfully illustrated and notable for their detailed brushstrokes of gentle colors. They interpret the verse in a style that is fanciful without looking too juvenile for a middle-grade audience. Y... View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/3/2011

Seller ID: 9780486273013

ISBN: 0486273016

Condition: USED


"The Land of Counterpane," "My Bed is a Boat," "The Land of Nod" and over 60 other poems children and their parents have cherished for over a century. Humorous and whimsical, grave and fearful, courageous and determined, these poems voice many moods. Reprinted in large, easy-to-read type, with 6 new illustrations. View more info

Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 10/12/2012

Seller ID: 0394834879

ISBN: 0394834879

Condition: USED


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Selections From A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 35199603

ISBN: 35199603

Condition: USED


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