Sheldon Allan „Shel“ Silverstein (* 25. September 1930 in Chicago; † 10. Mai 1999 in Key West) war ein US-amerikanischer Songwriter, Musiker, Filmkomponist, Drehbuchautor, Dichter, Karikaturist und Verfasser von Kinderbüchern. Er war auch bekannt unter dem Namen Onkel Shelby .
Sheldon Allan Silverstein ( / ˈsɪlvərstiːn /;  September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American writer, poet, cartoonist, singer-songwriter, musician, and playwright. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Silverstein briefly attended university before being drafted into the United States Army.
A Guide to the World of Shel Silverstein for Parents, Teachers, and Librarians. Shel Silverstein's children's books, stories, poetry, illustrations, fun activities for kids, and teaching resources.
Shel Silverstein, in full Sheldon Allan Silverstein, (born September 25, 1930, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died May 10, 1999, Key West, Florida), American cartoonist, children’s author, poet, songwriter, and playwright best known for his light verse and quirky cartoons.
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11. Aug. 2023 · Best Known For: Shel Silverstein was a poet and musician known for children’s books such as 'The Giving Tree' and 'Where the Sidewalk Ends.' Industries; Writing and Publishing; Country; Art
I had developed my own style.”Shel Silverstein was born in 1930. He grew up in Chicago and created his first cartoons for the adult readers of the Pacific Stars and Stripes when he was a GI in Japan and Korea in the 1950s. He also learned to play the guitar and to write songs, including “A Boy Named Sue” for Johnny Cash and “The Cover ...