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Falling Up is a 1996 poetry collection for children by Shel Silverstein, published by HarperCollins. It features illustrations, drawn by the author, for most of the 144 poems. Silverstein dedicated the book to his son, Matthew.

It was the recipient of the Booklist Editors' Award in 1996.

Poems

The following poems are included in the collection:

  • Advice
  • Allison Beals and Her 25 Eels
  • Alphabalance
  • Bad Cold
  • Battle in the Sky
  • Best Mask?
  • Big Eating Contest
  • Bituminous?
  • Blood-Curdling Story
  • 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
  • Description
  • Diving Board
  • Don the Dragon's Birthday
  • Falling up
  • Foot Repir
  • Forgetful Paul Revere
  • Former Foreman's Story
  • Furniture Bash
  • Gardener
  • Glub-Glub
  • Golden Goose
  • Hand Holding
  • Hard to Please
  • Haunted
  • Headless Town
  • Headphone Harold
  • Help!
  • Hi-Monster
  • Human Balloon
  • Hungry Kid Island
  • Hypnotized
  • Ice Cream Stop
  • Imagining
  • In the Land of...
  • James
  • Kanga Ruby
  • Keepin' Count
  • Keep-Out House
  • Little Hoarse
  • Little Pig's Treat
  • Long-Leg Lou and Short-Leg Sue
  • Long Scarf
  • Lyin' Larry
  • Mari-Lou's Ride
  • Medusa
  • Mirror, Mirror
  • Mister Moody
  • Molly's Folly
  • Medusa
  • Morgan's Curse
  • Mummy
  • Music Lesson
  • My Nose Garden
  • My Robot
  • My Sneaky Cousin
  • The Nap Taker
  • Needles and Pins
  • New World
  • No
  • No Grown-Ups
  • No Thank You
  • Noise Day
  • Nope
  • Obedient
  • Ooh!
  • One Out of Sixteen
  • People Zoo
  • 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
  • Settin' Around
  • Shanna in the Sauna
  • Sharing
  • Shoe Talk
  • 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
  • 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?
  • 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

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