A giraffe and a half

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Publisher:
Harper & Row,
Pub. Date:
[1964]
Language:
English
Description

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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9780060256562
9780590471640
9780060256555
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.3, 0.5 Points
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subject_facet Causation -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Giraffe -- Juvenile fiction, Picture books, Stories in rhyme
title_display A giraffe and a half
title_full A giraffe and a half / by Shel Silverstein, A giraffe and a half Silverstein, Shel.
title_short A giraffe and a half
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