A Light in the Attic is a collection of whimsical poems published in 1981 by the poet, Playboy Magazine writer, and children's writer Shel Silverstein.
"When the light turns green, you go. When the light turns red, you stop. But what do you do when the light turns blue with orange and lavender spots?"
American Library Assocation (ALA) Notable Book, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Library of Congress Children’s Books, Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) ...more William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award, Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (1988)