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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
A rare and special publishing event! A new poetry book by Shel Silverstein—in the tradition and format of his New York Times bestselling poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up!
First he discovered the place Where the Sidewalk Ends.Next he turned on A Light in the Attic.Then he showed us the possibility of Falling Up.And now Shel Silverstein’s brilliance continues with his fourth poetry collection! It’s a publishing event for the whole family! In timeless Shel Silverstein style comes his next poetry book, in the vein of Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and A Light in the Attic, the first children’s book to ever break onto the New York Times bestseller list. This is only his second original book to be published since Silverstein’s passing in 1999. With more than one hundred never-before-seen poems and illustrations created by the beloved American artist and taken from his personal archives, Shel Silverstein's book will touch readers’ hearts and unbend their brains with his outrageous humor, poetic genius, and signature black-and-white illustrations. Praise for A Light in the Attic: “Silverstein’s book...deserves to be placed alongside Mother Goose. Popular with adults and youngsters alike, the poetry encompasses satires, limericks, ballads, questions, tall stories, ridiculous situations, and a deft way with language.”—Language Arts Praise for Where the Sidewalk Ends:
“If you want to ungloom your day, start Where the Sidewalk Ends.”—Reading Teacher Praise for Falling Up:"Silverstein once again displays the talent for wordplay and idea-play that keeps his poetry evergreen."—Kirkus Reviews
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