Runny Babbit

A Billy Sook

By Shel Silverstein; Shel Silverstein (Illustrator)
(HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060256531, 96pp.)

Publication Date: March 15, 2005

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding, Hardcover

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Description

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.




About the Author

Shel Silverstein is the author-artist of many beloved books of prose and poetry. He was a cartoonist, playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated songwriter.




Praise For Runny Babbit

“Potential yook of the bear.”
-Washington Post Book World

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