© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends


by Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Because the children, they know—how to rhyme Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Where the Sidewalk Ends? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. On what kind of wind does the moon-bird fly?

Regular wind
Cotton-candy wind
Orange wind
Peppermint wind
Q. How will "we" walk to this place?

We won't. We'll run.
Measured and slow
Quick and unsteady
Q. What is the device Silverstein uses most often?

Q. What book is this poem in?

Runny Babbit
The Giving Tree
Falling Up
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Q. What type of world are "we" trying to escape?

The world of the everyday and mundane
The world of imagination
The world of uncomfortable clothes
The world of rhymes