Sheldon Allan Silverstein
was born in windy Chicago on September 25, 1930
This author has delighted millions of children and adults alike across the world.
My first memory of falling in love with a book stems from
"The Giving Tree"
I explored this author further to discover "Where The Sidewalk Ends" and through the years have steadily collected his books. This man has a unique way of hooking the reader right into the story helps your imagination expand and makes you feel blessed to be alive!
To see some of his very first published works just click here.
The Liner Notes
Shel's Contributions to Playboy
Shel and Dr. Hook
Shel the Songwriter
Shel Silverstein: Crime Writer?
Here's a really wonderful website to check out with your own children. Here you can explore this author further while playing around in some of his books that come alive!
To read some of his famous childrens poetry click on a title below:
A Boy Named Sue
Bear In There
Cloony The Clown
It's Dark in Here
One Inch Tall
Picture Puzzle Piece
The Little Boy and the Old Man
The Meehoo with an Exactlywatt
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Shel died at the age of 68 years old from a heart attack. The date being on 10 May 1999 near Key West, Florida...
His Love, Laughter, and Wisdom will always Live On!!!!