Falling Up

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HarperCollins, Apr 25, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 184 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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It's both entertaining and educational. - Goodreads
The writing is beautiful and lovely to me. - Goodreads
This book include more than 125+ poems and pictures. - Goodreads
There's little to none characterization. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

This review specifically is for the poem "Danny O'Dare" The plot is very simple. There's a bear who escaped from the carnival and wanted to dance with the girl. He tried impressing her with dances and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pattarawut Sophontanabodee - Goodreads

Falling Up poems and drawings by Shel Silverstien! I really enjoy reading this book. It reminded me and throw me back when i was really young. This book is absolutely made for the kids. It's enjoyable ... 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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