Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book

A Primer for Tender Young Minds

By Shel Silverstein
(Fireside Books, Paperback, 9780671211486, 80pp.)

Publication Date: September 1985

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Description
Full of wit and twisted humor this notorious Shel Silverstein classic is a book you won't want your children to read
Written for adults only, Shel Silverstein--the popular children's book author--presents a humorous satire of alphabet books filled with ABC lessons parents would never want their children to learn.



About the Author

Shel Silverstein is best known as a children's-book author who wrote and illustrated a number of bestselling books that have charmed millions of readers of all ages. Crossing many artistic boundaries, he was also a noted songwriter and an accomplshed playwright. Silverstein first came to prominence in the 1950s as a cartoonist for Playboy, where he assumed the role of roving ambassador for the up-and-coming magazine. This esteemed assignment -- due in no small part to his friendship with Hugh M. Hefner -- was the auspicious beginning of a most amazing career. Shel Silverstein died in 1999.

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