Brand: HarperCollins

Product Code: 9780060248024

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Brief Description:
A collection of humorous poems and drawings.


Jacket Description/Back:
Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light In the Attic. 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.


Brief Description:
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.


Marc Notes:
Includes index.;A collection of humorous poems and drawings.


Jacket Description/Back:

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.



Publisher Marketing:
"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.



Publisher Marketing:

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.

Filled with unforgettable characters like Screamin' Millie; Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold, this collection by the celebrated Shel Silverstein will charm young readers and make them want to trip on their shoelaces and fall up too!

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.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!



Review Citations:
  • Publishers Weekly 05/06/1996 pg. 73 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • New York Times 05/19/1996 pg. 29 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly 04/29/1996 pg. 73 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/1996 pg. 693 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/1997 pg. 1308 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1996 pg. 369 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/1997 pg. 766 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 07/01/1996 pg. 1824 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • School Library Journal 07/01/1996 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780060248024, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/1996 pg. 693 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding) - *Starred Review
  • School Library Journal 07/01/1996 pg. 96 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)
  • ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/1997 pg. 1308 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1996 pg. 369 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)
  • Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/1997 pg. 766 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)
  • Booklist 07/01/1996 pg. 1824 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding) - *Starred Review
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780060248031, Library Binding)

Contributor Bio:  Silverstein, Shel

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.



Contributor Bio:  Silverstein, Shel

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.