Different Dances 25th Anniversary Edition

Different Dances 25th Anniversary Edition

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by Shel Silverstein
     
 

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a modern ballet where lovers are ground to hamburger wives are turned into chairs
TV sets eat people flowers grow from children's heads
God is uncovered — and re-covered and men are hung by the instrument of their desire

Startling, irreverent and provocative, the incomparable creator of poems and fables for children turns his eye and pen upon the

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a modern ballet where lovers are ground to hamburger wives are turned into chairs
TV sets eat people flowers grow from children's heads
God is uncovered — and re-covered and men are hung by the instrument of their desire

Startling, irreverent and provocative, the incomparable creator of poems and fables for children turns his eye and pen upon the social calamities and absurdities of the adult world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060256593
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1979
Edition description:
1st ed

Meet 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.

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.

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Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 25, 1930
Date of Death:
May 10, 1999
Place of Birth:
Chicago, Illinois
Place of Death:
Key West, Florida
Education:
Chicago School of Fine Arts; University of Illinois (no degree)
Website:
http://www.shelsilverstein.com

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