Books: Kid Stuff

UNCLE SHELBY'S ABZ BOOK—Shel Silverstein—Simon & Schuster ($ 1.50).

THE EXECUTIVE COLORING BOOK—Hans, Altman, Cohen—Funny Products ($2.98).

These books have pictures to color and words to go with the pictures. And the words are funny. But they are not for children.

One is called Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book. Uncle Shelby is a 31-year-old bearded nut named Shel Silverstein, who draws satirical cartoons for Playboy and illustrates conventional books for children. His ABZ Book contains many interesting suggestions for idle little hands. Like D-is-for-Daddy: "See Daddy sleeping on the couch. See Daddy's hair. Daddy needs a haircut. Poor Daddy. Daddy has no money for...

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