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From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.

Filled with unforgettable characters like Screamin’ Millie; Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold, this collection by the celebrated Shel Silverstein will charm young readers and make them want to trip on their shoelaces and fall up too!

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.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, coming in fall 2017!

Hardcover, 176 pages
Published on October 5, 1998 by Collins
ISBN-10: 0001857177
ISBN-13: 9780001857179
8 Book Reviews
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  • zoeyMonday, January 7, 2019 at 11:30 am
    i like it
    • awesomeperson12
      awesomeperson12Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:42 pm
      If you like poetry then this and, all of the Shel Silverstien are right for you!
      • wiccanbat666
        wiccanbat666Monday, July 2, 2018 at 3:55 pm55 stars
        This collection of children's poems from Shel Silverstein is a real treat. Each of the creatures and characters is fascinating and never overly moralistically drawn. There are lots of laughs here -
        • liaThursday, April 20, 2017 at 12:39 pm
          very funny I tell you
          • hey
            heyTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 3:04 pm55 stars
            This is also a great book following "The light in the Attic". They're great books for all ages and you should totally read it! (:
            • ericalin123
              ericalin123Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 1:02 pm55 stars
              I love all Shel Silverstein's books because i like poem books. His books are funny and interesting. The cover is interesting,too.
              • lilstak
                lilstakSunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:25 pm55 stars
                I love this book
                • kitti03
                  kitti03Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:58 am55 stars
                  I absolutely love the poetry