Shel Silverstein

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Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein

-Sheldon Allan Silverstein was born on September 25, 1930.- He grew up in Chicago - Shel was an author, illustrator, and songwriter - Lafcadio, The Lion Who Shot Back, in 1963 was his very first children's book.- Shel won a Grammy Award for Best Children's Album for Where the Sidewalk Ends.

Fun Facts About Silverstein

- He enlisted in the U.S Army in 1950 & severed in Korea & Japan- His Nickame was Uncle Shelby.- He recorded his first album Hairy Jazz in 1959- Shel's famous book The Giving Tree has been translated into more than 30 langauges.

Websites used for this Glog"Authors Main Website" is where I found most of Silversteins' information as well as encerpt from books, games, and learning resources. here I found his fun facts and information from his early years all the way up to his death. this site I found just a brief description of Silversteins' career.

''Where The Sidewalk Ends''

''The Giving Tree''

''Lafcadio''The Lion Who Shot Back

Shel sings pieces from ''Where the Sidewalk Ends'' with a group of kids

How to Contact Shel Sileverstein


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