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ISBN13: 9780671211486
ISBN10: 067121148x
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About the Author

Shel Silverstein is best known as a children’s book author who wrote and illustrated a number of bestselling books that have charmed millions of readers of all ages. Crossing many artistic boundaries, he was also a noted songwriter and an accomplished playwright. Silverstein first came to prominence in the 1950s as a cartoonist for Playboy, where he assumed the role of roving ambassador for the up-and-coming magazine. This esteemed assignment—due in no small part to his friendship with Hugh M. Hefner—was the auspicious beginning of a most amazing career. Shel Silverstein died in 1999.

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Lisa Brown, June 30, 2011 (view all comments by Lisa Brown)
In case you can't tell from the subtitle, the beauty of the book is that it's a children's book for adults (or an adults' book for children (either way, it's hilariously inappropriate humor)). If you're familiar with Shel Silverstein's Dr. Demento/Playboy stuff, then you already know what's in store. If not, but you're a fan of Silverstein and Roald Dahl (especially his darker stuff), then you really can't go wrong with this.
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aaronsproul, March 4, 2009 (view all comments by aaronsproul)
This book had me laughing hysterically from cover to cover. A work of pure comic genius. This is the antidote to too much Elmo.
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caratekidd18, March 30, 2008 (view all comments by caratekidd18)
Witty,sweet, and just plain fun! This book is a keeper! Highly recomended!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780671211486
Author:
Silverstein, Shel
Publisher:
Fireside Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19850931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 13.3 oz

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