Happy Birthday, Shel Silverstein!
A Belated-Birthday shout-out today for Shel Silverstein! Born September 25th as Sheldon Allan Silverstein in Chicago in 1930, Shel would be 86 today if still alive.
Best know as beloved children’s author and poet, Silverstein is probably best for his book Where the Sidewalk Ends. But, did you know he was also a cartoonist, songwriter, and screenplay writer! Silverstein lived a very diverse and ecle
Random Fact: Shel wrote the lyrics and music for “The Cover of the Rolling Stone,” which was performed and recorded by Dr. Hook.
Here’s three favorites that you’ve probably heard of, or read, or may even be on your book shelf! If they are not on your book shelf, I highly recommend them 🙂
Lesser Known Books
And, here’s three of Shel Silverstein’s books you may not have heard of. They are equally funny, quirky and worth your time!
And, his very first children’s book.
Celebrate Shel Silverstein’s birthday by pulling out one of his books and reading to your children tonight!
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