A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

Who has not read A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein? I bet you cannot name one person who has not read this wonderful book.

Synopsis

A Light in the Attic delights with remarkable characters and hilariously profound poems in a collection readers will return to again and again.

Here is the attic 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.

Come on up to the attic of Shel Silverstein and let the light bring you home.

I remember reading this book when I was a child, and would laugh at all of the silly poems that was told. Thirty years later, I picked it up again, and I laughed again. Reading some of my favorite poems to my husband while we sat outside and enjoyed the sun.

Reading the A Light in the Attic brought me back to my childhood, and helped me escape the chaos, and put a smile on my face.

If you would like the feeling of your childhood, please, pick it up, and read it in your fort, in the playground, or even just outside with your family and share the silly poems.

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A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming

Travel France in this suspenseful adventure of an SIS trying to get to the bottom of a mystery.

Synopsis

On vacation in Egypt, an elderly French couple are brutally murdered. Days later, on the streets of Paris, a young accountant is kidnapped. When Amelia Levine, due to take over as the first female Chief of MI6, disappears without a trace while in the south of France, it is the gravest crisis MI6 has faced in more than a decade.

Desperate to find her and to keep the press from learning that she’s missing, Britain’s top intelligence agents turn to one of their own: disgraced former MI6 officer Thomas Kell. Those out of the Service only months before, Kell is riven one final chance to redeem himself – find Amelia Levine at any cost. What links the random attacks against these seemingly unrelated people? The trail leads Kell to France and Tunisia, where he uncovers a shocking secret and a conspiracy that could have unimaginable repercussions. Only Kell stands in the way of personal and political catastrophe.

I have never read a book such as this one, and I was excited to know that this book is part of a series written by Charles Cumming.

I got to explore Paris, I felt like I was a fly on the wall and witnessing the action that happens. Like it was happening before my very own eyes.

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