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A Giraffe and a Half

Written & illustrated by Shel Silverstein
Published by HarperCollins
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Nov 4, 1964
Publication Date
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Pages
4-8
Target Age

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Publisher Summary

From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!

Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end. Beloved for over fifty years, this classic captures Silverstein’s signature humor and style.

If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half, you would have a giraffe and a half. But what happens if you glue a rose to the tip of his nose? Or if you used a chair to comb his hair? Join this giraffe on a rollicking and ridiculous journey that will charm readers from beginning to end.

And don’t miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

What Kind of Book is A Giraffe and a Half

Themes:
animals
giraffes
mammals
Categories:
classics
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

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Who Wrote A Giraffe and a Half

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Shel Silverstein

<p>Shel Silverstein ‘s incomparable career as a bestselling children’s book author and illustrator began with <em>Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back</em>. He is also the creator of picture books including <em>A Giraffe and a Half</em>, <em>Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?</em>, <em>The Missing Piece</em>, <em>The Missing Piece Meets the Big O</em>, and the perennial favorite <em>The Giving Tree</em>, as well as classic poetry collections such as <em>Where the Sidewalk Ends</em>, <em>A Light in the Attic</em>, <em>Every Thing On It</em>, <em>Don’t Bump the Glump!</em>, and <em>Runny Babbit</em>.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060256555
Publication Date:
November 4, 1964
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060256559

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