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A Giraffe and a Half

A Giraffe and a Half

by Shel Silverstein Illustrated by Shel Silverstein
"If you had a giraffe
and he stretched another half...
you would have a giraffe and a half.

And if you glued a rose
to the tip of his nose...

And...if he put on a shoe
and then stepped in some glue...

And if he used a chair
to comb his hair..."

And so it goes until … but that would be telling. Children will be kept in stitches until the very end, when the situation is resolved in the most riotous way possible.

Shel Silverstein’ s incomparable line drawings add to the hilarity of his wildly funny rhymes.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.1
DRA
30-34
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Rhymes, Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Shel Silverstein The many books of Shelby Silverstein are perennial favorites with children, who find his poems, and the cartoonish drawings that accompany them, deliriously funny.
Shel Silverstein The many books of Shelby Silverstein are perennial favorites with children, who find his poems, and the cartoonish drawings that accompany them, deliriously funny.

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