Shel Silverstein was an American poet, singer-lyricist, musician, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children’s books. Shel Silverstein called himself Uncle Shelby, even those his real name was Sheldon. Silverstein’s talents were already well-developed by the time he served in the US armed forces during the 1950s. He Silverstein became a cartoonist for Playboy in 1956.
He said “I never planned to write or draw for kids. It was Tomi Ungerer, a friend of mine, who insisted… practically dragged me, kicking and screaming, into Ursula Nordstrom’s office. And she convinced me that Tomi was right, I could do children’s books.”
Shel Silverstein didn’t begin writing for children until he penned Uncle Shelby’s Story of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back, published in 1963. After the publication of The Giving Tree in 1964 he achieved fame as a children’s writer. In the late 1960s Shel Silverstein became also known for being a composer and lyricist of songs.
A collection of Shel Silverstein poems for children called “Where The Sidewalk Ends” Published in 1974. Shel Silverstein died on 10 May 1999 from a heart attack. Shel Silverstein is ranked at 62 in the top 500 poets.
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Shel Silverstein Poems Best Collection
9. Messy Room
16. Cloony The Clown
21. One Inch Tall
22. Danny O’Dare
23. God’s Wheel
24. The Toucan
25. Point Of View
26. The Smoke Off
28. The Hunter
34. The Perfect High
35. Crowded Tub
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