A Giraffe and a Half
A Giraffe and a Half
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A Giraffe and a Half

Written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein
Published by HarperCollins
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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!

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Publication Date
November 4, 1964
Reading Age
4 - 8 years

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