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A Light in the Attic

Written & illustrated by Shel Silverstein
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Jan 1, 1981
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4-8
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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.

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 _The Giving Tree_ and _Where the Sidewalk End_s by Shel Silverstein, also available as ebooks!

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Quotes from This Book

  • “There’s a light on in the attic. Though the house is dark and shuttered, I can see it flickerin’ flutter, and I know what it’s about.”

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Who Wrote A Light in the Attic

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Shel Silverstein

<p>Shel Silverstein ‘s incomparable career as a bestselling children’s book author and illustrator began with <em>Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back</em>. He is also the creator of picture books including <em>A Giraffe and a Half</em>, <em>Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?</em>, <em>The Missing Piece</em>, <em>The Missing Piece Meets the Big O</em>, and the perennial favorite <em>The Giving Tree</em>, as well as classic poetry collections such as <em>Where the Sidewalk Ends</em>, <em>A Light in the Attic</em>, <em>Every Thing On It</em>, <em>Don’t Bump the Glump!</em>, and <em>Runny Babbit</em>.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060256739
Publication Date:
January 1, 1981
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060256737

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