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Where the Sidewalk Ends

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Irresistible collection of clever, hilarious poems.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (2 ):
Where the Sidewalk Ends is a treasure trove for young readers: eloquent, outrageous, subversive, nonsensical, and daring. Shel Silverstein comes across as favorite uncle, gleefully snickering along with the kids even as he comforts their hurts and gently shares lessons on living a good and vibrant life.
Silverstein's poems -- rhythmic and packed with clever gags -- are favorites for memorization and recitation. His playful language and eccentric artwork are irresistible. And his joyful glee is contagious: His work is a surefire way to inspire kids to write poems of their own.

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