Falling up

Falling up : Poems and Drawings

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"I tripped on my shoelace"
"And I fell up --"

Irreverent poet, whimsical artist and bestselling author -- Shel Silverstein is back! "Falling Up," the brand-new collection of more than 140 Silverstein poems and drawings, is the long-awaited companion to the bestselling classics "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and "A Light in the Attic."

Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book. You also will meet Allison Beals and her 25 eels; Danny O'Dare the Dancin' Bear; the Human Balloon; Headphone Harold; and more!

So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Horse, eat in the Strange Restaurant and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 171 pages
  • 184 x 241 x 25.4mm | 658g
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 0060248025
  • 9780060248024
  • 33,437

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With twelve never-before-published poems and drawings, here is a special edition of this beloved poetry collection. Now there is even more to love in this timeless fan favorite.

Millie McDeevit screamed a scream
So loud it made her eyebrows steam.
She screamed so loud
her jawbone broke,
Her tongue caught fire,
her nostrils smoked. . . .

Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It. Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold.

So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind.
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About Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, as well as classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.
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