Here is a list of the best Shel Silverstein books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Uncle Shelby’s ABZ Book: A Primer for Adults Only (1985)
- A Boy Named Shel (2009)
- Stinkleberry Pie: and other ridiculous rhymes (2019)
- Upside Down: The Poems & Drawings of C.G. Metz (2018)
- Once, I Laughed My Socks Off – Poems for kids (Volume 1) (2012)
- An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein – Acting Edition (2003)
- I Turned My Mom Into a Unicorn: A funny thankful story (Ted and Friends) (2019)
- Rainy Day Poems (2012)
- Roald Dahl Collection – 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set (2013)
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1987)
- A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein  (1994)
Uncle Shelby’s ABZ Book: A Primer for Adults Only (1985)
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.
A Boy Named Shel (2009)
Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out from the backs of dust jackets.In A Boy Named Shel, Lisa Rogak tells the full story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations.
Stinkleberry Pie: and other ridiculous rhymes (2019)
In his first book of poetry for modern kids, Daniel M. Holtz careens carelessly from thoughtful to silly to gross and back again, creating a world of characters and ridiculous situations sure to entertain kids and parents alike. Get ready to meet The Humperdink Glumpus of Flattery Heights, Calimyrna Figgie Pie who kept her room like a piggy sty, the menu of Cafe Du Gross where nothing sounds very edible, giant spiders as Christmas trees, and of course a heaping helping of Stinkleberry Pie!
Upside Down: The Poems & Drawings of C.G. Metz (2018)
Come inside and be transported into the land of upside down! Take a gassy journey into space with Davey Sprocket, and meet a zebra who lost his stripes. The mischievous Chops the helicopter lives there – so does the world’s strongest spider, a stubborn robot, and a political goat! This clever and unique collection of funny and creative poetry is sure to be enjoyed by children of all ages.
Once, I Laughed My Socks Off – Poems for kids (Volume 1) (2012)
This delightful children’s poetry book contains a collection of fun and imaginative poems for fun and imaginative kids (and those adults that still behave like kids). Learn why you should tidy up after yourself, why midnight snacking is not such a good idea, and what to do if you laugh so hard that your socks come off! This book of funny children’s poems contains a host of interesting stories and characters for your kids to enjoy. Each story more fun that the last.
An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein – Acting Edition (2003)
Book by Shel Silverstein
I Turned My Mom Into a Unicorn: A funny thankful story (Ted and Friends) (2019)
A lesson of gratitude. Ted thinks his mom is always grumpy. He wishes that one day his mom would turn into a super fun unicorn. Magically, his wish came true! Ted and the unicorn instantly bonded – a fun day filled with snacks, playtime and sparkles! But watch how Ted changes his mind and finally learns to show appreciation.This easy-to-read book inspires a grateful mindset in children.
Rainy Day Poems (2012)
Hold on to your hats, And get ready to go. Because the rain’s just begun, And it’s time for the show. The adventures of Sami and Thomas Lamb. 63 pages of fantastically illustrated poems for kids that are sure to capture the reader’s attention. Sami and Thomas Lamb will have you laughing in no time with their crazy adventure. Can you find the stuffie on every page?
Roald Dahl Collection – 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set (2013)
1. The Witches, 2. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, 3. Matilda, 4. The BFG, 5. Going Solo, 6. George’s Marvellous Medicine, 7. Danny the Champion of the World, 8. James and the Giant Peach, 9. The Twits, 10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 11. Boy Tales of Childhood, 12. Fantastic Mr Fox, 13. Esio Trot, 14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and 15. The Magic Finger
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1987)
The perennially popular tale of Alexander’s worst day is a storybook that belongs on every child’s bookshelf.Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst’s classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.
A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein  (1994)
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Best Shel Silverstein Books: The Ultimate List
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Uncle Shelby's story of Lafcadio: the lion who shot back
Author(s): Silverstein, Shel
ID: 2763819, Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books, Year: 2015, Size: 12 Mb, Format: mobi
Shel Silverstein (Who Wrote That?)
Author(s): Michael Gray Baughan
ID: 495513, Publisher: , Year: 2008, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein
Author(s): Lisa Rogak
ID: 3559357, Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group, Year: 2007, Size: 943 Kb, Format: epub
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