Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

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From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and The Giving Tree comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature: Runny Babbit.

Runny Babbit is Shel Silverstein's hilarious and New York Times-bestselling book of spoonerisms--words or phrases with letters or syllables swapped: bunny rabbit becomes Runny Babbit.

Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Dungry Hog, Snerry Jake, and many others who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own.

So if you say, Let's bead a rook
That's billy as can se,
You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk,
Just like mim and he.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 01/06/2015
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.64h x 7.64w x 0.69d
ISBN: 9780060256531
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.2
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 86634 / Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

Award: Garden State Children's Book Awards - Winner
Award: Buckeye Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) - Winner
Award: Quill Awards - Winner
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee

Review Citation(s):
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2005 pg. 403
Booklist 05/01/2005 pg. 1588
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2005 pg. 392 - Superior,Well Above Average
Publishers Weekly 01/17/2005 pg. 54
Ingram Advance 03/01/2005 pg. 36
Kirkus Review - Children 03/01/2005 pg. 295
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2005 pg. 343
School Library Journal 04/01/2005 pg. 127