Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Happy Birthday, Shel Silverstein!

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: