The Missing Piece
Author: Shel Silverstein
Illustrator: Shel Silverstein
SILVERSTEIN, Shel. The Missing Piece. NY: Harper & Row . 8vo, pp. Grey cloth pictorially stamped in black. Illustrated in b&w on every page. Upper and lower edges a tad sunned, else a fine copy in original pictorial dust jacket (slightly sunned and soiled).
First edition. It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. But what it discovers is that sometimes the search is more rewarding than the finding. This inventive and heartwarming book can be read on many levels, and Silverstein’s iconic drawings and humor are wonderfully captured throughout.