Falling Up (poetry collection)

Falling Up
Author Shel Silverstein
Illustrator Shel Silverstein
Cover artist Lary Moyer
Country United States
Publication date
Media type Hardcover
Pages 177
ISBN 0-06-024802-5
OCLC 34736959

Falling Up is a 1996 poetry collection for children by Shel Silverstein,[1] 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 is also the third and final poetry collection by Silverstein in his lifetime, as he died 3 years after Falling Up was released.

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


The following poems are included in the collection:


  1. Zuckerman, Judy (May 19, 1996). "Children's Books;Where Ogden Nash Meets Johnny Cash". The New York Times.
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