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Where the sidewalk ends, your next journey begins… …in this lighthearted, humorous and inspirational poetry collection for young people and adults alike (Recommended age, 15 and up.) The award winning author of "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" exposes and celebrates the "celestial joke that is life" through a hearty helping of creatively-penned observations and hand-dra Where the sidewalk ends, your next journey begins… …in this lighthearted, humorous and inspirational poetry collection for young people and adults alike (Recommended age, 15 and up.) The award winning author of "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" exposes and celebrates the "celestial joke that is life" through a hearty helping of creatively-penned observations and hand-drawn sketches in the universally appealing style of Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss. No brain-breaking John Milton "Paradise Lost" marathon poems here - just short, light verse as easy to engulf as "popcorn chicken". These are poems that make grown men cry (or giggle) and still feel like a man in the morning. They'll also make you smile, smirk, cringe, ponder the nature of things, roll your eyes, call your mother, hug a child, kiss a dog, skip through the woods...and long for all sorts of life affirming and joyous things! Poems you'll love to learn by heart and annoy others by reciting verbatim! But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at what these poetry "experts" have to say: "The pretentious title aside, the work is not without merit. It's surprisingly bearable at times." - Poetry Snob Monthly. "Our hometown boy done real good!" - Midwest Hick Times. "Wow. Talk about having your finger on the pulse of the human condition. This dude's a modern day Sophocles - and that's no exaggeration!" - Exaggeration Press. "Why is it anyone with a rhyming dictionary thinks he can be a poet?" Enough already!" - Some Jerkhole Blogger. "It's VERY Shel Silverstein. Almost TOO Shel Silverstein, if you know what I mean...." - Shel Silverstein Fan Club. So there you have it. If you long for an original and amusingly moving poetry collection to make you feel nostalgic for a lifetime of heartfelt memories, look no further. That light in the attic will be you...nestling into bed for a quiet read with a nice cup of cocoa to warm you down to your toes before floating off to dreamland. Scroll up...and start your journey with a click... -------------------------------------------------------------- About The Author: Scott J. Langteau hails from the small Midwest farming community of Seymour, Wisconsin where he grew up alongside 11 (yes, 11) brothers and sisters. He has degrees in theater from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and Villanova University. In Los Angeles, he has worked as an actor, writer, and producer for nearly twenty years. Scott is best known as the Producer on numerous critically and commercially successful titles in the “Medal of Honor” and “Call of Duty” video game franchises. He has also worked as Producer, Writer and Lyricist for the likes of DreamWorks, the Jim Henson Company, and Disney/Pixar. Scott is also the award-winning author of two full-length children's titles: "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" (ages 4-8) available in both hardcover and enhanced eBook here at Amazon.


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Where the sidewalk ends, your next journey begins… …in this lighthearted, humorous and inspirational poetry collection for young people and adults alike (Recommended age, 15 and up.) The award winning author of "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" exposes and celebrates the "celestial joke that is life" through a hearty helping of creatively-penned observations and hand-dra Where the sidewalk ends, your next journey begins… …in this lighthearted, humorous and inspirational poetry collection for young people and adults alike (Recommended age, 15 and up.) The award winning author of "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" exposes and celebrates the "celestial joke that is life" through a hearty helping of creatively-penned observations and hand-drawn sketches in the universally appealing style of Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss. No brain-breaking John Milton "Paradise Lost" marathon poems here - just short, light verse as easy to engulf as "popcorn chicken". These are poems that make grown men cry (or giggle) and still feel like a man in the morning. They'll also make you smile, smirk, cringe, ponder the nature of things, roll your eyes, call your mother, hug a child, kiss a dog, skip through the woods...and long for all sorts of life affirming and joyous things! Poems you'll love to learn by heart and annoy others by reciting verbatim! But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at what these poetry "experts" have to say: "The pretentious title aside, the work is not without merit. It's surprisingly bearable at times." - Poetry Snob Monthly. "Our hometown boy done real good!" - Midwest Hick Times. "Wow. Talk about having your finger on the pulse of the human condition. This dude's a modern day Sophocles - and that's no exaggeration!" - Exaggeration Press. "Why is it anyone with a rhyming dictionary thinks he can be a poet?" Enough already!" - Some Jerkhole Blogger. "It's VERY Shel Silverstein. Almost TOO Shel Silverstein, if you know what I mean...." - Shel Silverstein Fan Club. So there you have it. If you long for an original and amusingly moving poetry collection to make you feel nostalgic for a lifetime of heartfelt memories, look no further. That light in the attic will be you...nestling into bed for a quiet read with a nice cup of cocoa to warm you down to your toes before floating off to dreamland. Scroll up...and start your journey with a click... -------------------------------------------------------------- About The Author: Scott J. Langteau hails from the small Midwest farming community of Seymour, Wisconsin where he grew up alongside 11 (yes, 11) brothers and sisters. He has degrees in theater from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and Villanova University. In Los Angeles, he has worked as an actor, writer, and producer for nearly twenty years. Scott is best known as the Producer on numerous critically and commercially successful titles in the “Medal of Honor” and “Call of Duty” video game franchises. He has also worked as Producer, Writer and Lyricist for the likes of DreamWorks, the Jim Henson Company, and Disney/Pixar. Scott is also the award-winning author of two full-length children's titles: "Sofa Boy" and "The Question" (ages 4-8) available in both hardcover and enhanced eBook here at Amazon.

39 review for Shaking the Moon to Free the Stars: (An Original Poetry Collection for the Kid in all of us!)

  1. 4 out of 5

    Ashleigh

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Poetry book; inspirational for kids. lexile level: 995L grade levle: 9th and up

  2. 4 out of 5

    Tanya

    I seldom read poems written in English. Most of the poems I've come across were hard to comprehend and the meanings were always kind of ambiguous. However, this book actually intrigued me. The poems inside this book are like entries collected from a dream journal. Or interesting stories which are too crazy to be true. Some poems actually scared me a little (in a good way, though) and some poems made me ponder over some serious issues long and hard. In general, I enjoyed reading this book pretty m I seldom read poems written in English. Most of the poems I've come across were hard to comprehend and the meanings were always kind of ambiguous. However, this book actually intrigued me. The poems inside this book are like entries collected from a dream journal. Or interesting stories which are too crazy to be true. Some poems actually scared me a little (in a good way, though) and some poems made me ponder over some serious issues long and hard. In general, I enjoyed reading this book pretty much. The index section also helped me get to know the author's source of inspiration better, thus I could understand the deep meanings those poems tried to deliver. If you like poetry, you will love this book!

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    Cute! Exiting! For all ages! -TONI S.

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