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In bumptious verse that seldom runs more than three or four stanzas, he introduces a gallery of daffy characters, including the Terrible Toy-Eating Tookle, a hamburger named James, blissfully oblivious Headphone Harold, and the so-attractive folk attending the "Rotten Convention''--"Mr. Mud and t...| Read Full Review of Falling Up
Like Roald Dahl, Silverstein's cartoons and poems are humorously seditious, often giving voice to a child's desire to be empowered or to retaliate for perceived injustice: one child character wields a ""Remote-a-Dad"" that will instantly control his father, and another dreams of his teachers beco...| Read Full Review of Falling Up
/ We didn't mean that way-- / Now zip up your pants."| Read Full Review of Falling Up
Millie McDeevit screamed a scream
So loud it made her eyebrows steam.
She screamed so loud
Her jawbone broke,
Her tongue caught fire,<br /...
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