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Stoo Hample's 1961 classic elicits a fresh round of giggles with this irresistible edition featuring new art from the author-illustrator — and the same wonderful retro feel.

I am silly,

You are silly,

All of us are silly,

Willy.

And everything in THE SILLY BOOK is the silly-willy-nilliest! There are songy sills (oops!) — silly songs, silly stories, silly poems, silly secrets, silly things to do, a silly good-night, and even silly nothings. Anyone who reads this book will laugh like anything or else turn into a bathtub. First published more than forty years ago — when it became an uproariously silly success — THE SILLY BOOK has returned to cause a new generation of children to giggle like gigglecopters (giggle giggle giggle), roll on the floor (roll roll roll), and cheer, "Boodleheimer, Boodleheimer" (CLAP! CLAP! CLAP!).

Synopsis:

Stoo Hample's 1961 classic elicits a fresh round of giggles with this irresistible edition featuring new art from the author-illustrator and the same wonderful retro feel.

I am silly,

You are silly,

All of us are silly,

Willy.

And everything in THESILLY BOOK is the silly-willy-nilliest! There are songy sills (oops!) silly songs, silly stories, silly poems, silly secrets, silly things to do, a silly good-night, and even silly nothings. Anyone who reads this book will laugh like anything or else turn into a bathtub. First published more than forty years ago when it became an uproariously silly success THE SILLY BOOK has returned to cause a new generation of children to giggle like gigglecopters (giggle giggle giggle), roll on the floor (roll roll roll), and cheer, "Boodleheimer, Boodleheimer" (CLAP! CLAP! CLAP!).

Synopsis:

Hample's 1961 classic elicits a fresh round of giggles from a new generation with this irresistible edition featuring new art from the author-illustrator and the same wonderful retro feel. Illustrations.

About the Author

Stoo Hample is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including MY MOM'S THE BEST MOM, YOU STINK! I LOVE YOU, and the international bestseller CHILDREN'S LETTERS TO GOD. THE SILLY BOOK, Stoo Hample's first book, was originally edited by the legendary children's book editor Ursula Nordstrom. The book became a colossal hit, and its popularity led to THE SILLY RECORD, a Boodleheimer doll, and other silly merchandise. This is a book for those who, like the author, believe in silliness. "Life," he maintains, "is essentially silly, or why would there be war, disease, and dandruff?"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763622565
Author:
Hample, Stoo
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Author:
Hample, Stuart E.
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
Humor - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Humor / Jokes
Subject:
Wit and humor, juvenile
Subject:
Nonsense rhymes.
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
vol. 31
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.12x10.26x.43 in. .89 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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Product details 32 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763622565 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Stoo Hample's 1961 classic elicits a fresh round of giggles with this irresistible edition featuring new art from the author-illustrator and the same wonderful retro feel.

I am silly,

You are silly,

All of us are silly,

Willy.

And everything in THESILLY BOOK is the silly-willy-nilliest! There are songy sills (oops!) silly songs, silly stories, silly poems, silly secrets, silly things to do, a silly good-night, and even silly nothings. Anyone who reads this book will laugh like anything or else turn into a bathtub. First published more than forty years ago when it became an uproariously silly success THE SILLY BOOK has returned to cause a new generation of children to giggle like gigglecopters (giggle giggle giggle), roll on the floor (roll roll roll), and cheer, "Boodleheimer, Boodleheimer" (CLAP! CLAP! CLAP!).

"Synopsis" by , Hample's 1961 classic elicits a fresh round of giggles from a new generation with this irresistible edition featuring new art from the author-illustrator and the same wonderful retro feel. Illustrations.
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