WorldCat Identities

Silverstein, Shel

Overview
Works: 449 works in 1,085 publications in 10 languages and 61,572 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Humorous poetry  Picture books  Music  Fables  Folk music  Children's songs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Composer, Performer, Illustrator, Creator, Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3569.I47224, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Shel Silverstein, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Shel Silverstein
The giving tree by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
67 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 7,253 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 )
48 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 7,184 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 a collection of humorous poetry illustrated with the author's own drawings
A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
45 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and German and held by 6,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous poems and drawings. 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 Put a Brassiere on the Camel. From the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends and Falling Up, here is another wondrous book of poems and drawings
Falling up : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 4,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous poems and drawings
Runny Babbit : a billy sook by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,190 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
A giraffe and a half by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
20 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A giraffe has several exciting adventures including stretching and shrinking
The missing piece by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A circle has difficulty finding its missing piece but has a good time looking for it. A parable on the nature of quest and fulfillment
Who wants a cheap rhinoceros? by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,709 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
Uncle Shelby's story of Lafcadio, the lion who shot back by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 2,412 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
Every thing on it : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,400 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
The missing piece meets the Big O by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A missing piece, looking for someone to carry it along, finally develops its own momentum
Don't bump the glump! : and other fantasies by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A most unusual collection of wacky, funny, scary creatures with imaginative fantasies in verse
Where the sidewalk ends by Shel Silverstein ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 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
A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous selections by Shel Silverstein
Runny Babbit a billy sook by Shel Silverstein ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 506 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 ABZ book : a primer for tender young minds by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
3 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 412 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)
Things change : a screenplay by David Mamet ( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 5 pamphlets, 1 sheet of loose copy, and 8 photographs
Different dances by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Underwater land by Shel Silverstein ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La parte que falta by Shel Silverstein ( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A circle has difficulty finding its missing piece but has a good time looking for it
 
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Alternative Names
Shel Silverstein
Shelby, Uncle
Sheldon, Allan Silverstein, 1930-1999
Shirubasutain, Sheru 1930-1999
Silverstein, Sheldon Alan
Silverstein, Sheldon Allan 1930-1999
Sīlwir Štaīn, Šil 1930-1999
סילברסטיין
סילברסטיין, שׁל
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
Languages
English (372)
Spanish (19)
German (2)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
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