Runny Babbit A Billy Sook Author: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 Jur... more »tle, 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.« less
Shel Silverstein is a genius at writing language kids will love, and the illustrations are giggle-inducing too. This whole book deliberately messes up words by exchanging the first letters (as in Runny Babbit instead of Bunny Rabbit.) So reading it aloud makes everyone sound silly!