A Light in the Attic Special Edition

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HarperCollins, Sep 22, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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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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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Shel Silverstein is one of my favorite poets. All of his collections are wonderful. In this collection, my favorite poems include "The Books I Have Not Read," "Deaf Donald," "Homework Machine," and "Messy Room." Read full review

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User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

Just read this all the way through with Isaac. It's fun to smile and laugh together as we go. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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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