Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?
From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, acclaimed creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up, comes a boy's tribute to a perfectly unexpected pet: a rhinoceros.
In this cherished classic, published for the first time at HarperCollins, Silverstein delivers a hilarious look at the joys of having a rhinoceros as your friend, with his signature humor and black-and-white artwork.
Generations have grown up with the works of Shel Silverstein, known not only as a poet and illustrator, but also for his work as a cartoonist, playwright, performer, recording artist, and Grammy Award-winning songwriter. With the timeless magic of his work, Shel Silverstein has encouraged children to dream and dare to imagine the impossible with his extraordinary poetry and unforgettable characters.
Need a pet? What's the best kind to get?
A dog, a cat, a frog, a rat?
How about a cheap rhinoceros?
He's funny and sweet and loyal as they come.
He's huggable and lovable.
So who wants a cheap rhinoceros?
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About the Author
Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, as well as classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.