The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

By Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060256579, 104pp.

Publication Date: January 2006


The missing piece sat alonewaiting for someoneto come alongand take it somewhere....

The different ones it encounters and what it discovers in its helplessness are portrayed with simplicity and compassion in the words and drawings of Shel Silverstein.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

About the Author
Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, as well as classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.