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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User Review  - Peyton Jay - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite children'a poetry books of all time! I grew up reading Shel Silverstein's poems, and to this day they are still some of my favorites. The quirkiness he puts into the topics ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I haven't read shel Silverstein in many years, but I'm doing a genre challenge and I was stuck on poetry. I don't like poetry. I've tried, but I don't get it. Puns, though? Puns I get! Puns I love ... Read full review

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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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