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8 edition of A Giraffe and a Half found in the catalog.

A Giraffe and a Half

by Shel Silverstein

  • 282 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • Humorous Stories,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Juvenile poetry,
  • Animals - Mammals,
  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Animals - General,
  • Giraffes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9231101M
    ISBN 100060256559
    ISBN 109780060256555

    This lesson plan offers activities to support the text ''A Giraffe and a Half'' by Shel Silverstein. Students will discuss the book and rhyming patterns, recount the story in an active game and.   Half the Giraffe is half the size of all the other giraffes her age. Just like her friends, she wants to be tall enough to reach the leaves in the trees. After some failed attempts to do so by herself, she realizes that being short makes her both special and : Elizabeth Patterson.

    Get this from a library! A giraffe and a half. [Shel Silverstein] -- Rhymed text tells a hypothetical story about a Giraffe, and the many things that could happen to this giraffe IF. The poems starts with "If you had a giraffe " and continues by building along. 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. Originally published in , this tale is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary by bringing back its original cover art!

      A Giraffe and A Half (Book): Silverstein, Shel: Rhymed text tells a hypothetical story about a Giraffe, and the many things that could happen to this giraffe IF. The poems starts with "If you had a giraffe " and continues by building along these lines with all sorts of different "ifs" and their conclusions. The okapi (/ oʊ ˈ k ɑː p iː /; Okapia johnstoni), also known as the forest giraffe, Congolese giraffe, or zebra giraffe, is an artiodactyl mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Although the okapi has striped markings reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the okapi and the giraffe are the only living members of Class: Mammalia.


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A Giraffe and a Half by Shel Silverstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!. Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end.

Beloved for over fifty years, this classic captures Silverstein’s Cited by: 5. A Giraffe and a Half By: Shel Silverstein Meaghan G., Spring **Author Study #2** This was a really fun and cute read. Shel Silverstein yet again makes poetry super fun and enjoyable through a little boy and his relationship with a Giraffe and how he got stretched so he is a giraffe and a half now.

This book even had me tongue tied/5. Parents need to know that A Giraffe and a Half is Shel Silverstein's wonderfully zany, rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe.

The writing is light and freewheeling, and the artwork so full of life that it might topple off the page at any moment.4/5. From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!.

Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end. Beloved for over fifty years, this classic /5(18).

This book is so much fun. If you grew up reading Shel Silverstein, you know how unique his writing style truly is. A Giraffe and a Half is a tongue twister that is sure to have you laughing. Entertaining and fun for the whole family/5. This very humorous book looks at what happens when a boy stretches his giraffe in half.

Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education. A Giraffe A Giraffe and a Half book a Half.

50th Anniversary. Share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Pinterest. Available Editions. 50th Anniversary Hardcover. HarperCollins Publishers. Originally published in 48 pages. ISBN: $ - $ CAN. Buy more retailers. Description. If you had a giraffe and he stretched.

The giraffe's stature can be a disadvantage as well—it is difficult and dangerous for a giraffe to drink at a water hole. These infants can stand in half an hour and run with their mothers.

A Giraffe and a Half book. From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe. Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end/5(1).

Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end. Beloved for over fifty years, this classic captures Silverstein's signature humor and style. If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half, you would have a giraffe and a half/5(K).

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: ISBN ISBN (lib. bdg.) If he put on a hat and inside lived a rat you would have a giraffe and a half with a rat in his hat.

If you dressed him in a suit and he looked very cute i you would have a giraffe and a half with a rat in his hat looking cute in a suit. A proud little girl from a giraffe and lion family wishes to figure out which half is her true identity, until she learns something far more important at the end.

A multilingual book written in five languages, one diverse story (English, French, Spanish, Korean, and Afrikaans). A Giraffe And A Half by Shel SilversteinChildren's Book.

EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags). "A giraffe and a Half" By Shel Silverstein is an amazing book, especially for kids. I loved when my mom read it to me as a child or when I read it becuase it was always fun to see what came by: 5.

Since April is also Poetry Month we decided to pick a book that celebrates poetry and rhymes. Shel Silverstein is one of our favorite authors so we chose to create A Giraffe and a Half Rhyming Kit based on the book A Giraffe and a Half. The book is full of engaging rhymes and silly pictures.

This page contains affiliate links. Editions for A Giraffe and a Half: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 5. A Giraffe and a Half is fifty.

This special anniversary edition celebrates the milestone with vintage full-color jacket artwork. Shel Silverstein's riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe was published the same year as his famous tale The Giving Tree. If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half you would have a giraffe and a half.

From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!. Featuring rhythmic verse and iconic illustrations, A Giraffe and a Half will leave every reader, young and old, laughing until the very end.

Beloved for over fifty years, this classic captures Silverstein's /5(17). Get this from a library. A giraffe and a half. [Shel Silverstein; Harper & Row, Publishers,] -- Cumulative rhymed text explains what might happen if you had a giraffe that stretched another half, put on a hat in which lived a rat that looked cute.

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The board book story of Sophie and her.From Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Giving Tree, comes a riotous rhyming picture book about a boy and his giraffe!.

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