A Giraffe and A Half

A Giraffe and A Half

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Baker & Taylor
Nonsensical rhyme that starts when a giraffe is stretched to the size of a giraffe and a half

HARPERCOLL

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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& Taylor

Shel Silverstein's incomparable line drawings add to the hilarity of his wildly funny rhymes in this nonsensical tale that was originally published in 1964 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new edition that brings back its original cover art. 75,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, c1964
ISBN: 9780060256555
0060256559
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill ; 28 cm

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