Millie McDeevit screamed a screamSo loud it made her eyebrows steam.She screamed so loudHer 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... show more
Millie McDeevit screamed a screamSo loud it made her eyebrows steam.She screamed so loudHer 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.
Publish date: January 24th 2006
Pages no: 178
Edition language: English
Shel Silverstein was one of my favorite authors as a child, he introduced me to poetry and certainly helped significantly in nourishing my love of books and reading. I will always hold fond memories of all of his books very near and dear to my heart and Falling Up is certainly no exception. I was in...
This book can truly be utilized for all grades. However, it is an excellent resource for fourth and fifth grades. The poems are not lengthy and still maintain simple verbiage. I recently used several of the poems for an inference lesson. Truly, this book and Where the Sidewalk Ends are wonderful ...
This is a very humorous book which includes a variety of poems. The age range varies on the poems, as I feel that there are some that are best enjoyed by younger children, but a lot that can only be understood by those who are older. This is also a book that can be enjoyed by adults as well. There w...
Genre: Family / Surreal / Poetry Year Published: 1996 Year Read: 2013 Ever since I was little, I have been a huge fan of Shel Silverstein’s works as they were creative, controversial and hilarious to read through! I have practically read almost all of Shel Silverstein’s works including “Wh...
Falling Up by Shel Silverstein is another great poem and drawing book. My daughter and I, just can't get enough of Shel Silverstein. The poems are funny, and the drawings are silly. This book will bring a smile to your face.