A Light in the Attic

Author(s): Shel Silverstein


Shel Silverstein's A Light in the Attic is now available in a special edition containing the classic hardcover book and a CD of highlights from his Grammy Award-winning album.

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 Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein


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'A genius ... his is an enduring influence' The Times 'Resonates beyond words' - Guardian 'That rare adult who can still think like a child' - The New York Times

Shel Silverstein has been making readers of all ages laugh and think for many years. He was born in Chicago in 1932. When he was young, he wanted to be a baseball player and a hit with the girls, but wasn't good at dancing or sport so decided to draw and write instead. He became the author of many beloved books for children, including The Giving Tree, A Giraffe and a Half, Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic and Falling Up. Shel's books are now published in more than thirty languages. He has also been a musician, singer, Grammy-winning songwriter, cartoonist and screenwriter.

General Fields

  • : 9781846143854
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Particular Books
  • : 0.57
  • : May 2011
  • : 224mm X 178mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shel Silverstein
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 811.008/09282
  • : 192
  • : ill