Don’t Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies has ratings and reviews. Jeanette said: This is Shel Silverstein’s very first poetry collection. The. Shel Silverstein combined his unique imagination and bold brand of humor for his first poetry collection—the only one he illustrated in full color. Don’t Bump The . Don’t Bump the Glump!: and Other Fantasies is the title of a children’s book by Shel Silverstein. His first book of verse, it was originally published in by.

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Jun 19, Chandler Jordahl rated it liked it Shelves: First, the students could compare and contrast this poetry writing to the later works by Shel Silverstein that they are already familiar with from their past reading.

I thought this book was ok. Shel Silverstein really knows the rules of poetry. While there was nothing wrong with these poems, they did not “wow glujp like Shel Silverstein’s later work.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. To ask other readers questions about Don’t Bump the Glump! Sep 26, Jon athan Nakapalau rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t think he sees us. On the cover it says that it was his first poetry collection.

This one wasn’t as fun for us, and we found that a couple of times, we couldn’t figure out what was funny. Probably good for reading aloud if you work through the pronunciation on your own first. Each reader can pick their favorite, but I am a big fan of The Bibely. Not his best work but the kids still enjoyed it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Jul 07, Adam rated it liked it. If one gluump already guessed that the author was not a Christian, I think the following poem would be a dead giveaway. He creates his animals and has a short poem describing each of them.

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Don’t Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies

This book did remind me of Dr. Not all of the poems in this little bestiary of critters are inspired; the illustrations are also of variable quality.

The text is large and easy to read with a lot of white space around it and very little puncuation. This collection of verses has Shel’s subtle humor combined with more blaring colored illustrations. Each imaginative creature is colorfully depicted in illu Surprisingly, this is Shel Silverstein’s first book of poetry!

Hhe poems are paired with illustrations, however they are very simple and tend to appear like blobs of color.

See all 6 reviews. This poet is showing poems in a new and fresh way. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But I fixed him, alright– I turned on the light! It could also be useful in learning phonics. It is Don’t Bump the Glump! The poet sends out images and words that make you not want to see, smell, or touch them especially in the dark of night. I would like to read some of them with children and see the response. It’s a zoo in here! He was a cartoonist, playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated songwriter.


Don’t Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies by Shel Silverstein

The poet uses alliteration, assonance and repetition. This creature is unique looking, and he hangs out with some equally frightening cohorts. Apr 07, Rebecca rated it really liked it. I would recommend for PreK-grade 2.

Mar 27, David fhe it liked it Shelves: This time Shel reminds me a little of Dr. The illustrations and silly rhymes kept them engaged and begging for just one more page. It is full of nonsensical poetry.

Published February 18th by HarperCollins first published A lot of the rhymes and animals remind me of Edward Gorey’s creatures, though some are complete Doon Carroll Adorable.