Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein

  • 4 stars across 13 books
Shel Silverstein (1930-1999) was one of America's successful cartoonists and children's authors, whose books have sold over twenty million copies in thirty languages. He was also playwright, poet, performer, recording artist, and Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated songwriter. Published in 1963, Lafcadio was his first book.
2nd December 2010

The Giving Tree

As recommended by Meghan Markle as the one book she can't wait to share with her child - the timeless fable about the gi... MoreThe Giving Tree

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7th June 2012

Every Thing On It

Have you ever read a book with everything on it? Here it is - an amazing collection of never-before-published poems and ... MoreEvery Thing On It

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5th November 2015

Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back

'You don't have to shoot me', says the young lion. 'I will be your rug and I will lie in front of your fireplace and I w... MoreLafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back

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2nd June 2011

Runny Babbit

Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, 'We have some lovely stabbit rew - Our Special for today.' Welco... MoreRunny Babbit

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2nd December 2010

Where the Sidewalk Ends

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer . . . C... MoreWhere the Sidewalk Ends

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2nd June 2011

A Light in the Attic

There's a light on in the attic.I can see it from outside,And I know you're on the inside ... lookin' out.Step inside th... MoreA Light in the Attic

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9th August 2005

Light in the Attic

Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and th... MoreLight in the Attic

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