A Light in the Attic

by Shel Silverstein

Alternate-cover 25th Anniversary reissue edition can be found hereLast 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 theFrigidaire.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 175 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.34 out of 5
  • Published October 7th 1981 by HarperCollins
  • Original Title: A Light in the Attic
  • ISBN: 0060256737 (ISBN13: 9780060256739)
  • Edition Language: English
  • URL: Go To Website
  • Literary Awards: George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award (1984)
  • Magnesia Litera for Translation (Litera za překladovou knihu) (2015)
  • Garden State Book Award
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (1988)
  • Vlag en Wimpel Griffeljury (1985) ...more William Allen White Children's Book Award...less
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Alternate-cover 25th Anniversary reissue edition can be found hereLast 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 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.From the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends and Falling Up, here is another wondrous book of poems and drawings.