Today would have been Shel Silverstein's 82nd birthday! A cartoonist and children's author, Silverstein is most remembered for his poetry.
Fun facts about Shel Silverstein:
- Born in Chicago
- Began writing and drawing at age 12
- Was also a songwriter (wrote 'A Boy Named Sue' made famous by Johnny Cash)
Find out more about Shel Silverstein at his website, www.shelsilverstein.com.
Here are some of Miss Cate's favorite Silverstein books: