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The Missing Piece Meets the Big O (edition 1981)

by Shel Silverstein, Shel Silverstein (Illustrator)

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Title:The Missing Piece Meets the Big O
Authors:Shel Silverstein
Other authors:Shel Silverstein (Illustrator)
Info:Harper & Row (1981), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 104 pages
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Com essa historinha do Shel Silverstein eu me identifiquei, ao contrário do primeiro livro, Big O tem mais a ver comigo. ( )
  Adriana_Scarpin | Jun 12, 2018 |
This book is about a missing piece that is looking for another shape that is missing a piece where he may fit just right. On his journey, he meets a complete O that has no missing parts. He looks for a place so he can become part of the big O but he is already complete. The piece asks how would he roll with him and the Big O response was "perhaps you can roll by your self". With determination and hard word the missing piece starts flipping which turns into more of a flop and his shape starts to change. He can then roll on his own. This is a fictional book with a deep moral meant for more of an older audience. I believe the moral to be that you can always change your self in order to get to where you want to be in life. ( )
  AshleyBurke15 | Apr 16, 2018 |
So sweet! I am such a fan! ( )
  CherieKephart | Aug 3, 2017 |
Once Again, Silverstein delivers. This colorless book that at first glance seems boring and lifeless, delivers a strong message about not thinking of oneself as helpless, but creating within you the person you desire to be. This book sends a message to the reader that nobody else can take them where they want to go, they must make it themselves. In this book we see the connection to reality as we ourselves sometimes feel like a missing piece. We come to find people all over who have done things a different way, ways that won't really work for us. We become inspired and enlightened by someone who gives us a hope but makes us achieve greatness for ourselves. ( )
  AnnaBailey | Mar 9, 2017 |
This is a poetry book. It talks about how the O is lonely and wants to find a place to fit. After many friends, O just can't fit in. The O takes his own perspective of being unique. This is great to read. This shows you to not judge others for being different. ( )
  lindy_brooke | Mar 10, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060256575, Hardcover)

The missing piece sat alone
waiting for someone
to come along
and take it somewhere....

The different ones it encounters - and what it discovers in its helplessness - are portrayed with simplicity and compassion in the words and drawings of Shel Silverstein.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:15 -0400)

A missing piece, looking for someone to carry it along, finally develops its own momentum.

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