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    • Heather Marie

      Illustrator and author of my favorite chilhood books, Shel Sliverstein.

    • Allen County Public Library

      Shel Silverstein (9/25/1930 – 5/10/1999) served in the Army, becoming a cartoonist for Stars & Stripes magazine. After the Army, he soon began drawing for magazines such as Sports Illustrated, but it was his work for Playboy that began garnering him national recognition. He was also a composer, writing songs including “A Boy Named Sue,” popularized by Johnny Cash. Besides being wildly popular, his book The Giving Tree is one of the most discussed children’s books of all time. From

    • beachgal

      Cartoonist/author/songwriter/poet/children's book writer Shel Silverstein was born today 9-25 in 1930.

    • Leah Cooper-Prockno

      Shell Silverstein

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