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The Missing Piece

Written & illustrated by Shel Silverstein
Published by Harper & Row
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$17.99
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Target Age
112
Pages
Picture
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

From Shel Silverstein, the celebrated author of The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends, comes The Missing Piece, a charming fable that gently probes the nature of quest and fulfillment. It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told. This inventive and heartwarming book can be read on many levels, and Silverstein’s iconic drawings and humor are sure to delight fans of all ages. So it set off in search of its missing piece. And as it rolled it sang this song— Oh I’m lookin’ for my missin’ piece I’m lookin’ for my missin’ piece Hi-dee-ho, here I go, Lookin’ for my missin’ piece. And don’t miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

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Who Wrote The Missing Piece

author & illustrator
Shel Silverstein

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

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060256715
Publication Date:
January 24, 2006

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