Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook

by Shel Silverstein

Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, "We have some lovely stabbit rew -- Our Special for today." 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. 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.


Jennifer CarterPosted May 7, 2012

Runny Babbit is a poetry compilation from the late, great Shel Silverstein.  The first letters in many words are exchanged, and children love the embedded auditory challenge. Cheerful and whimsical children's poems are complimented by Silverstei...

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