Shel Silverstein is best known for his quirky and irreverent children's books and poetry, including the modern classics The Giving Tree (1964), Where the Sidewalk Ends (1974) and A Light in the Attic (1981). Silverstein got his start when Hugh Hefne...
Name at Birth:
Sheldon Alan Silverstein
September 25, 1930 (age
May 10, 1999
Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein was an American poet, singer-songwriter,
cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books. He styled himself as
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Shel Silverstein was born on September 25, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, and began
writing and drawing at a young age. He became a cartoonist, playwright, poet, ...
A singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, award-winning children's writer, and
actor, Shel Silverstein grew up in Chicago. He started out as a cartoonist, ...
So begins Shel Silverstein's very first children's book, Lafcadio, the Lion Who
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Apr 2, 2014 ... Discover more about poet Shel Silverstein, author of The Giving Tree and
composer of songs for stars like Johnny Cash and Loretta Lynn.
Shel Silverstein was the author-artist of many beloved books of prose and poetry.
He was a cartoonist, playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and ...