Where the Sidewalk Ends

This beautiful anniversary edition of the classic collection of poetry and drawings includes 12 completely new poems! If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a magic bean buyer, come on in… for where the sidewalk ends, a whole new 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. Outrageously funny yet utterly profound, this is a poetic, rhythmic delight that children and adults will revel in.

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    Shel Silverstein won many prizes for his books including the New York Times Outstanding Book Award for Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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