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Runny Babbit (Hardcover) by Shel Silverstein

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The legendary creator of "Where the Sidewalk Ends" welcomes readers 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. ( Ages 9-12)



Book Synopsis



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: Runny Babbit.

Runny Babbit is Shel Silverstein's hilarious and New York Times-bestselling book of spoonerisms--words or phrases with letters or syllables swapped: bunny rabbit becomes Runny Babbit.

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.

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



From the Back Cover



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.



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"Potential yook of the bear."--Washington Post Book World
Dimensions (Overall): 8.64 Inches (H) x 7.64 Inches (W) x .69 Inches (D)
Weight: 1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 90
Genre: Nature, Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Poetry / Humorous, Humor / General
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Shel Silverstein
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2005
TCIN: 11468380
UPC: 9780060256531
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-1615
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 9 inches length x 8 inches width x 0.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews
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Excellent book of poetry!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
D - 3 years ago
This is a funny, excellent book of poems! The clever ways Shel Silverstein plays with words will make you laugh out loud.
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