Different Dances has ratings and 59 reviews. Ahmad said: Different dances, ( HarperCollins, ), Shel SilversteinSilverstein believed that written. Buy a cheap copy of Different Dances book by Shel Silverstein. a modern ballet where lovers are ground to hamburger wives are turned into chairs TV sets eat. Shel Silverstein is best known for his children’s poetry, but “Uncle Shelby” was also a witty, dirty old man. He began by drawing adult cartoons for the military.

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Also, the kind of book that can be read cover-to-cover in 40 minutes silvedstein so. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Sep 20, Eireanne rated it it was ok Shelves: Near fine in a near fine short closed edge tear at the crown of the spine dust jacket. My Book Heaven Published: The original book is a collectors item and I am very glad to own one.

Original cloth, unclipped dust jacket.

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In my mind intellectual kids as well. Because you don’t know Shel Silverstein until you’ve read his “adult” book,”Different Dances”.

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Preview — Different Dances by Shel Silverstein. Fading along edges of cloth covers.

Apr 18, michael rated it it was amazing. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Not your uptight, fundamentalist Christian friends, mind you, just the cool people. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

A few small chips at edges of jacket. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I believe this is one of his best works and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoyed his less adult themed material.

Some of his cartoons will make you frown, even weep, and some are so joyful I wonder how he could hold his pen down hard enough to draw them.

May 18, Nam rated it it was ok. Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?: Folio 13″ – 23″ tall; White dust jacket with minor yellowing, soiling and wear.

Book design by Ruth Bornschegel. If you want to educate yourself in things that really matter on this sivlerstein, then buy this book and learn! From what little I read of “Different Dances,” it was hilarious. Shel at his height. Book has minor shelf wear. No internal markings, marginalia, notations.


His line drawings are as sparse as ever, but they gain a new economy given the amount of nuance they convey as they illustrate sophisticated feelings. The book features more than multi-page, wordless commentaries on life and people.

Different Dances by Silverstein, Shel

The concepts are deep. Illustrated by the author. Although quite stark, and I don’t “read it” all at once, this is a very thought provoking book about many very true human conditions. I will refrain from playing difffrent role of spoiler, but Suffice it to say that all the things you imagined the scrawly naked protagonists of his childrens books would do while the book was closed C’mon you miserable brown rice prudes, you know you did get done.