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FallingUp

Falling Up is a collection of poems by Shel Silverstein. It was first published by HarperCollins in 1996. The poems for children are accompanied by illustrations also created by Shel Silverstein.


List of poemsEdit

  • Advice
  • Allison Beals and Her 25 Eels.
  • Alphabalance
  • Bad Cold
  • Battle in the Sky
  • Best Mask?-A kid wins first prize at a scary mask contest even though he isn't wearing one.
  • Big Eating Contest
  • Bituminous?
  • Blood-Curdling Story-Someone describes a story that's really scary, even though he really doesn't tell it.
  • Body Language
  • Camp Wonderful
  • Carrots
  • Castle
  • A Cat, a Kid, and a Mom
  • Cat Jacks
  • Cereal
  • Christmas Dog
  • Clean Gene
  • Crazy Dream
  • Crystal ball
  • Danny O'Dare-A girl meets a dancing bear.
  • Description
  • Diving Board
  • Don the Dragon's Birthday-How to celebrate a creature's birthday.
  • Falling up-
  • Foot Repair-A boy gets his feet repaired when going barefoot so much.
  • Forgetful Paul Revere-A patriot forgets what he said.
  • Former Foreman's Story
  • Furniture Bash-Some furniture gets destroyed when they beat up each other.
  • Gardener
  • Glub-Glub
  • Golden Goose
  • Hand Holding
  • Hard to Please
  • Haunted
  • Headless Town-A man tries to sell hats in a town that has people with no heads.
  • Headphone Harold
  • Help!
  • Hi-Monster
  • Human Balloon-A man turns into a balloon after getting so bloated when he drinks too much soda.
  • Hungry Kid Island
  • Hypnotized
  • Ice Cream Stop
  • Imagining
  • In the Land of...
  • James
  • Kanga Ruby
  • Keepin' Count
  • Keep-Out House
  • Little Hoarse-A man has a sore throat, but some kids hear wrong in what he says.
  • Little Pig's Treat
  • Long-Leg Lou and Short-Leg Sue
  • Long Scarf
  • Lyin' Larry
  • Mari-Lou's Ride
  • Medusa-Medusa tries to fix her snake hair, but her snakes keep disagreeing on what she should do with them.
  • Mirror, Mirror
  • Mister Moody
  • Molly's Folly
  • Morgan's Curse
  • Mummy
  • Music Lesson
  • My Nose Garden
  • My Robot-A robot makes its owner be its servant.
  • My Sneaky Cousin
  • The Nap Taker
  • Needles and Pins
  • New World
  • No
  • No Grown-Ups
  • No Thank You
  • Noise Day-Some children decide to create a holiday where they can make a lot of noise.
  • Nope
  • Obedient
  • Ooh!-A kid goes to an actual petting zoo, but when he pets a baby tiger, his fingers get bit off.
  • One Out of Sixteen
  • People Zoo-A boy get captured and locked up in a zoo where animals can see him instead of him watching the animals.
  • Pinocchio
  • Plugging In
  • Poison-Tester
  • Porky
  • Quality Time
  • Reachin' Richard
  • Red Flowers for You
  • Remote-a-Dad
  • Rotten Convention
  • Runners
  • Sack Race
  • Safe?
  • Scale
  • Screamin' Millie-A girl screams so loud that it ruins her face.
  • Settin' Around
  • Shanna in the Sauna-A girl tries to get in a sauna when it has too many animals in it.
  • Sharing
  • Shoe Talk-A kid talks to a shoe.
  • Short Kid
  • Show Fish
  • Sidewalking
  • Smile Makers
  • Snowball
  • Somethin' New
  • Sorry I Spilled It
  • Spoiled Brat
  • Stone Airplane
  • Stork Story
  • Strange Restaurant
  • Stupid Pencil Maker
  • Sun Hat
  • Sybil the Magician's Last Show
  • Tattooin' Ruth-A man gets a suit tattoo when he thinks he cannot stand real clothes.
  • Tell Me
  • The Bear, the Fire, and the Snow
  • The Deadly Eye
  • The Gnome, the Gnat, and the Gnu
  • The Monkey
  • The Tongue Sticker-Outer
  • The Toy Eater
  • The Voice
  • They Say I Have...
  • Three O'Clock
  • Three Stings
  • Turkey?-A man mistakenly eats a drumming drumstick instead of a turkey drumstick.
  • Unfair
  • Use for a Mouse
  • Voice
  • Warmhearted
  • Wastebasket Brother
  • Weavers
  • Web-Foot Woe
  • Weird-Bird
  • We're Out of Paint, So...
  • When I Was Your Age
  • Why Is It?
  • Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda
  • Writer Waiting
  • Yuck

See alsoEdit

Shel Silverstein poetry collections:

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