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A Light in the Attic -Special Edition (Hardcover) by Shel Silverstein

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Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 8.8 Inches (H) x 7 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)

Weight: 1.54 Pounds

Edition: Special

Number of Pages: 185

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Poetry, Humor

Sub-Genre: Poetry / Humorous

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

Author: Shel Silverstein

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Language: English

Street Date: October 1, 2009
TCIN: 11676968
UPC: 9780061905858
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-3405
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



First published in 1981--the first children's book ever on the "New York Times bestseller list"--this beloved classic is back in a special edition that features 12 never-before-published poems by Silverstein. Accompanied by his iconic black-and-white line art, these new poems reflect Silverstein's signature humor and timeless style.



Book Synopsis



From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, comes an imaginative book of poems and drawings--a favorite of Shel Silverstein fans young and old. This special edition contains 12 never-before-published poems.

A Light in the Attic delights with remarkable characters and hilariously profound poems in a collection readers will return to again and again.

Here in the attic you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Put a Brassiere on the Camel.

Come on up to the attic of Shel Silverstein and let the light bring you home.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!



From the Back Cover



Last night, while I lay thinking here,
Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear
And pranced and partied all night long
And sang their same old Whatif song:
Whatif I flunk that test?
Whatif green hair grows on my chest?
Whatif nobody likes me?
Whatif a bolt of lightning strikes me? . . .

Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo With an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with the Broiled Face, and find out what happens when someone steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a mountain snores, and they've put a brassiere on the camel.

With 12 never-before-published poems, here is a special edition of this beloved poetry collection, from the creator of Where the Sidewalk ends and Falling Up.

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