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Runny Babbit

Runny Babbit Cover

Runny Babbit

A Billy Sook

By Shel Silverstein; Shel Silverstein (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060256531, 96pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2005


Runny Babbit turns 10 A special commemorative anniversary sticker graces Shel Silverstein's hilarious book of spoonerisms (words or phrases with letters or syllables swapped: bunny rabbit becomes Runny Babbit) to celebrate this momentous event.

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.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

Praise For Runny Babbit

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