Falling Up

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HarperCollins, Apr 25, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 171 pages
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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 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.

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User Review  - Jared Little - Goodreads

This collection of poems was one of my favorites as a child. Shel Silverstein's poems are very age appropriate for 6th graders and fun to read. His poems address a variety of humorous and sometimes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katarina Hoskins - Goodreads

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein is a fun poetry book full of all sorts of silly and interesting poems with titles such as Peanut Butter Sandwich, Hippo Poems, and Hug O' War. These poems are filled ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

Shel Silverstein is the author-artist of many beloved books of prose and poetry. He was a cartoonist, playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated songwriter.

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