WorldCat Identities

Silverstein, Shel

Overview
Works: 773 works in 2,118 publications in 19 languages and 70,184 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Humorous poetry  Fiction  Poetry  Echo verse  Picture books  Romance fiction  Spoonerisms  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Composer, Lyricist, Performer, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Other, Producer, Creator, zxx, Interviewee, Scenarist, Editor, Singer
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 )

222 editions published between 1964 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 8,742 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 )

90 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,859 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 )

93 editions published between 1974 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 7,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Hebrew and held by 4,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,343 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 )

45 editions published between 1974 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 3,315 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 )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 3,019 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 )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giraffe goes through many humorous changes, but still remains the same
Every thing on it : poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,598 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 )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing piece, looking for someone to carry it along, finally develops its own momentum
Uncle Shelby's story of Lafcadio, the lion who shot back by Shel Silverstein( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 2,466 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most unusual collection of whacky, funny, scary creatures with imaginative fantasies in verse
Runny Babbit returns : another billy sook by Shel Silverstein( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects poems and drawings that feature Runny and other woodland characters speaking his topsy-turvy language
Where the sidewalk ends by Shel Silverstein( Recording )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,217 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 )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings
Donde el camino se corta : nuevos poemas para reírse by Shel Silverstein( Book )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer ...Come in ...for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound
Uncle Shelby's A giraffe and a half by Shel Silverstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 402 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 )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 392 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 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adult collection of social satire and sexual politics
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The giving tree
Covers
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 halfEvery thing on it : poems and drawings
Alternative Names
Onkel Shelby 1930-1999

Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein American poet, cartoonist, songwriter, and children's writer (1930-1999)

Shel Silverstein americký básník a autor knížek pro děti

Shel Silverstein Amerikaans schrijver

Shel Silverstein amerikansk poet, komponist og skribent

Shel Silverstein amerikansk poet, kompositör och författare

Shel Silverstein auteur américain pour la jeunesse

Shel Silverstein músico, escritor y poeta estadounidense

Shel Silverstein poeta americano

Shel Silverstein poeta, cantautore e disegnatore statunitense

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

Shel Silverstein USA Dichter, Sänger, Musiker, Komponist, Karikaturist, Drehbuchautor und Kinderbuchautor

Shelby Uncle

Sheldon Allan Silverstein

Sheldon, Allan Silverstein 1930-1999

Shirubasutain, Sheru

Shirubasutain, Sheru 1930-1999

Silversṭayin, Shel 1930-1999

Silverstein S.

Silverstein S. 1930-1999

Silverstein Sbel

Silverstein Sh. A.

Silverstein Sh. A. 1930-1999

Silverstein, Shel, 1932-

Silverstein, Shelby

Silverstein, Shelby Allan 1930-1999

Silverstein, Sheldon

Silverstein, Sheldon Alan

Silverstein Sheldon Allan

Silverstein, Sheldon Allan 1930-1999

Silveršteinas Šelas

Silverstejn, Šel

Sīlwir Štaīn, Šil

Sīlwir Štaīn, Šil 1930-1999

Uncle Shel

Uncle Shelby

Дядюшка Шелби 1930-1999

С. С. псевдоним 1930-1999

Силверстайн Ш

Силверстайн Ш. 1930-1999

Силверстайн Ш. 1932-1999

Силверстейн Ш

Силверстейн Ш. 1930-1999

Силверстейн Шел

Сильверстайн Ш

Сильверстайн, Ш 1930-1999

Сильверстайн Ш. А

Сильверстайн Ш. А. 1930-1999

Сильверстайн Шел

Сильверстейн, Шел

Сильверстин Ш. 1930-1999

Шел Силверстайн

Шел Сільверстейн

Шелби, дядюшка 1930-1999

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סילברסטיין

סילברסטיין, שׁל

סילברסטיין, של 1930-1999

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

شيل سيلفرشتاين

শেল সিলভারস্টেইন

셸 실버스타인

실버슈타인, 셸 1930-1999

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

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