Different Dances - 1st Edition/1st Printing: Silverstein, Shel

Different Dances - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Silverstein, Shel

Published by Harper & Row, Publishers, 1979
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A beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike, price-clipped dustjacket, small hairline tear to front panel. This copy is SIGNED by author Shel Silverstein on the title page; "A modern ballet where lovers are ground to hamburgers; 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 now turns his eye and pen upon the social calamities and absurdities of the adult world." (From the cover) First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory #

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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.

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.



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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Title: Different Dances - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine

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