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The Missing Piece - Shel Silverstein
The Missing Piece
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It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. So it set off in searchof its missing piece.And as it rolledit sang this song -Oh I'm lookin' for my missin' pieceI'm lookin' for my missin' pieceHi-dee-ho, here I go,Lookin' for my missin' piece.What it finds on its search for the missing piece is... show more
It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. So it set off in searchof its missing piece.And as it rolledit sang this song -Oh I'm lookin' for my missin' pieceI'm lookin' for my missin' pieceHi-dee-ho, here I go,Lookin' for my missin' piece.What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told in this fable that gently probes the nature of quest and fulfillment.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060256715 (0060256710)
ASIN: 60256710
Publisher: Harper & Row
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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The Reading Corner
The Reading Corner rated it
5.0
The Missing Piece is another fantastic work by the author Shel Silverstein. This book is about a circle who was missing a piece, so he slowly rolled about the land looking for a piece to complete him. In this text, there is discussion of independence and belongingness. I would use this book in my cl...
All Booked Up
All Booked Up rated it
5.0
I first came across this book years ago while I was scanning through the aisles of the then newly-opened PowerBooks store in Greenbelt Makati. I had not read a single children's book for quite some time as my interest in them had waned already, so it was quite a surprise for me to find my...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: Life / Humor / Adventure Year Published: 1976 Year Read: 2013 Even to this very day, I am still reading Shel Silverstein’s works and I am finding them much more interesting than ever before! Now, I have recently picked up another book by Shel Silverstein called “The Missi...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
I can see why many consider The Missing Piece to promote individualism over relationship. But there's more to the story here. It's not so much that Silverstein's telling us to avoid relationships like the plague, he's cautioning us not to seek completion in other people, ideas, or things. Relations...
She Thought What?!?! Rants, Raves, and In-Betweens
She Thought What?!?! Rants, Raves, and In-Betweens rated it
5.0
The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein was one of the first books I remember owning, and loving. It was a requirement for bed. I've had this book since 1983. It's a bit yellowed, the jacket is missing, and we've had to revalue the spine countless times. But ya know what that means, it's well loved!
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