WorldCat Identities

Silverstein, Shel

Overview
Works: 435 works in 1,434 publications in 28 languages and 67,274 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous poetry  Poetry  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Fables  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Lyricist, Composer, Performer, Creator, zxx, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.S588, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shel Silverstein
The giving tree by Shel Silverstein( Book )

205 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 28 languages and held by 8,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return
Where the sidewalk ends : the poems & drawings of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein( Book )

116 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 8,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale are only two of the characters in this collection of humorous poetry
A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein( Book )

76 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 7,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems and drawings
Falling up : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 4,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems and drawings
Runny Babbit : a billy sook by Shel Silverstein( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 3,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Runny Babbit lent to wunch and 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 rook That's billy as can se," You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk, Just like mim and he
The missing piece by Shel Silverstein( Book )

52 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 3,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circle has difficulty finding its missing piece but has a good time looking for it
Who wants a cheap rhinoceros? by Shel Silverstein( Book )

62 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein's loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince you to be the one lucky kid to take home this very, very unusual pet. There are lots of things a rhinoceros can do around one's house, including eating bad report cards before one's parents see them, tiptoeing downstairs for a midnight snack, and collecting extra allowance
A giraffe and a half by Shel Silverstein( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymed text tells a hypothetical story about a Giraffe, and the many things that could happen to this giraffe ... IF. The poems starts with "If you had a giraffe ..." and continues by building along these lines with all sorts of different "ifs" and their conclusions
The missing piece meets the Big O by Shel Silverstein( Book )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing piece, looking for someone to carry it along, finally develops its own momentum
Every thing on it : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Persian and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second original book to be published since Silverstein's passing in 1999, this poetry collection includes more than one hundred and thirty never-before-seen poems and drawings completed by the cherished American artist and selected by his family from his archives
Uncle Shelby's story of Lafcadio, the lion who shot back by Shel Silverstein( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leaving the jungle for the circus and a life of fame and wealth, a lion who taught himself to be the best shot in the world discovers he's not really a lion anymore, and not really a man, either
Don't bump the glump! : and other fantasies by Shel Silverstein( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most unusual collection of whacky, funny, scary creatures with imaginative fantasies in verse
Where the sidewalk ends by Shel Silverstein( Recording )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shel SilverStein decided to give your child's favorite poem book a little animation and alot more humor. The reissued edition has 47 tracks that feature 11 previously unreleased tracks and new liner notes. These include Sick, Boa Constrictor, and Thumbs
Falling up : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve new poems and drawings selected from the Silverstein archives
A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein( Recording )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous selections by Shel Silverstein
Runny Babbit : a billy sook by Shel Silverstein( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and in the book drawings as well
Uncle Shelby's A giraffe and a half by Shel Silverstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giraffe has several exciting adventures including stretching and shrinking
Uncle Shelby's ABZ book : a primer for tender young minds by Shel Silverstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous alphabet book for adults, teaching ABC lessons parents would never want their children to learn, such as I is for ink (which rhymes with drink) and K is for kidnapper (who has a lollipop and a keen car)
Different dances by Shel Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adult collection of social satire and sexual politics
La historia del tío Shelby sobre Lafcadio, el león que disparó al cazador by Shel Silverstein( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leaving the jungle for the circus and a life of fame and wealth, a lion who taught himself to be the best shot in the world discovers he's not really a lion anymore, and not really a man, either
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The giving tree
Alternative Names
Onkel Shelby 1930-1999

Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein Amerikaans schrijver

Shel Silverstein amerikansk poet, komponist og skribent

Shel Silverstein amerikansk poet, kompositör och författare

Shel Silverstein poeta, cantautore e disegnatore statunitense

Shel Silverstein US-amerikanischer Dichter, Liedtexter, Musiker, Komponist, Karikaturist, Drehbuchautor und Kinderbuchautor

Shelby Uncle

Sheldon, Allan Silverstein 1930-1999

Shirubasutain, Sheru 1930-1999

Silverstein S.

Silverstein S. 1930-1999

Silverstein Sh. A.

Silverstein Sh. A. 1930-1999

Silverstein, Shelby

Silverstein, Shelby Allan 1930-1999

Silverstein, Sheldon

Silverstein, Sheldon Alan

Silverstein, Sheldon Allan 1930-1999

Sīlwir Štaīn, Šil 1930-1999

Силверстайн Ш

Силверстайн Ш. 1930-1999

Силверстайн Ш. 1932-1999

Силверстейн Ш

Силверстейн Ш. 1930-1999

Сильверстайн Ш

Сильверстайн, Ш 1930-1999

Сильверстайн Ш. А

Сильверстайн Ш. А. 1930-1999

Сильверстейн, Шел

Шел Сільверстейн

סילברסטיין

סילברסטיין, שׁל

סילברשטיין, של, 1930-1999

סילברשטיין, שלדון אלן, 1930-1999

סילברשטין, של, 1930-1999

סילברשטין, שלדון אלן, 1930-1999

של סילברסטיין

של סילברסטיין זמר אמריקאי

شل سیلورستاین شاعر، آهنگساز، و نویسنده آمریکایی

셸 실버스타인

실버스타인, S. 1930-1999

실버스타인, 셀 1930-1999

실버스타인, 셸 1930-1999

실버스타인, 쉘

실버스타인, 쉘 1930-1999

シェル・シルヴァスタイン

シルヴァスタイン, シェル

シルバースタイン, シェル

谢尔·希尔弗斯坦

Languages
English (443)

Chinese (99)

Spanish (53)

Korean (34)

French (27)

Japanese (24)

Hebrew (21)

German (21)

Italian (17)

Dutch (14)

Slovenian (10)

Russian (6)

Catalan (5)

Serbian (5)

Croatian (4)

Portuguese (4)

Persian (4)

Vietnamese (3)

Latin (3)

Finnish (2)

Nepali (2)

Basque (2)

Arabic (1)

Polish (1)

Indonesian (1)

Galician (1)

Czech (1)

Burmese (1)

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Where the sidewalk ends : the poems & drawings of Shel SilversteinA light in the atticFalling up : poems and drawingsRunny Babbit : a billy sookThe missing pieceWho wants a cheap rhinoceros?A giraffe and a halfThe missing piece meets the Big O