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  1. Take A Peek At Author Shel Silverstein's HouseboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Houseboat

    With a background about as diverse as Silverstein's own, San Francisco Curbed reports that this "bohemian" style houseboat has tried on a hat or two in its own right; originally an old balloon barge from World War II, it had later been converted into a one stateroom, one bath houseboat that a previous owner had interestingly christened Evil Eye . After the author's death, Evil Eye was passed on to Silverstein's friend, photographer/artist Larry Moyer until his own death in March 2016.


  2. Jewish Writers Star At New American Writers MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Forward

    Ann Landers and Susan Sontag. Allen Ginsberg and Isaac Bashevis Singer. Gertrude Stein and Shel Silverstein.


  3. BookLovers: Happy Mothers' Day to a True ReaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 |

    ... by Tomie dePaola; “The Giving Tree” and “A Light in the Attic,” by Shel Silverstein. Then there were the books with no authors listed - the Disney books, and Sesame Street books and Muppet books we begged for at Stop & ...


  4. Music review: Carter Sampson, Voodoo Rooms, EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Sunday Herald

    ... nimbly and applied fiery or tender slide guitar as the mood required, enhancing the one non-original, Shel Silverstein's Queen of the Silver Dollar's picaresque honky-tonk atmosphere, and lending the Carter Family-esque Medicine River an airy ...


  5. 7 arts picks: 'Robin Hood,' Portland Baroque Orchestra, art exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Oregonian

    ... Park Ave. Free, $10 donations suggested; or Box Office Tickets. If you've experienced Shel Silverstein's writing only in the form of the children's story "The Giving Tree" or playful poetry collections such as "Where the Sidewalk ...


  6. You Can Own This Rad Sausalito Houseboat Once Owned By Famed Poet Shel SilversteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Sfist

    A very bohemian, kind of ramshackle looking houseboat in Sausalito just hit the market that was was once briefly home to the great Shel Silverstein. It's a former WWII balloon barge, as this 2015 Marinscope piece explains , and until last year it was home to Silverstein's close friend, photographer and artist Larry Moyer.


  7. Obituary - Bob Wootton, guitarist with Johnny Cash's bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... it. When they had arrived at San Quentin a pile of letters was waiting for Cash. Among them was one from Shel Silverstein, the songwriter who later provided Doctor Hook's breakthrough hit, Sylvia's Mother. Cash had read it and laughed but put it ...


  8. Next Exit History - HudsonRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... So, instead, referencing the photo, where DOES the sidewalk end in Hudson? Several things pop to my mind. Shel Silverstein's famous book "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (a delightful book of silly poems to read to your children), and also the fact that ...


  9. April staff recommendations from the McAllen public librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 |

    ... of poems selected by Caroline Kennedy to share with children of all ages." Where the Sidewalk Ends , by Shel Silverstein. [Lark Branch] "Shel Silverstein's beloved classic will enjoyed by children and adults alike for National Poetry Month." It's ...


  10. This week in country music: 1970 Bird WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... "the Killer" Jerry Lee Lewis with Once More With Feeling. The song was written by Kris Kristofferson and Shel Silverstein. In the number four spot was Loretta Lynn with I Know How. The song was Lynn's 17th top ten single and there were many more on ...


  11. Flashback: See Johnny Cash's Electrifying Elvis Costello CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... 23-year-old folksinger named Bob Dylan; his only Billboard 100 Top 10 hit came via his take on Shel Silverstein's "A Boy Named Sue" in 1969; and he led off his 1987 album Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town with a cover of Elvis Costello's "The Big Light" ...


  12. Around Mid City for April 6, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    In celebration of National Poetry Month, Eden Park Branch Library invites children to read selections from Shel Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Afterward, kids can create acrostic poems with the letters of their name.


  13. Zak MorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 |

    ... like Cat Stevens, with storytelling that is a cross between Dr. Seuss-style word games and the edginess of Shel Silverstein. Morgan performs family-friendly concerts throughout the country. He has released three records and one DVD for children and ...


  14. Cyber cry-babiesRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... still the only artiste to be inducted into all three Halls of Fame, debuted A Boy Named Sue (written by Shel Silverstein showing how bullying could be a character-building tool) during a live 1969 performance at San Quentin prison. The live ...


  15. The Giving Tree: Bad Book or Worst Book?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Vandals in California are chopping up trees in imitation of the most-blatantly misogynistic book in all kids' lit in imitation of Shel Silverstein's classic. Entertainment Weekly reports on unseemly acts of eco-terrorism in Oakland, California: Somebody is chopping up perfectly good trees to mirror the selfless act of the titular character in Shel Silverstein's classic 1964 picture book, The Giving Tree .


  16. Living the 'What if'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | DNA India

    Most of you may only have encountered the Whatifs in the poem by Shel Silverstein and probably wonder what the fuss is about. For the longest time I too lived happily in a Whatif-free world.


  17. Why 'The Giving Tree' Makes You CryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The New York Observer

    The other night my 4-year-old son approached me with Shel Silverstein's classic picture book The Giving Tree . I didn't know we had a copy or where it came from, but I certainly recalled the book from childhood.


  18. lastRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | KUT-FM Austin

    Traversing Austin on foot often brings to mind Shel Silverstein's famed collection of poems, "Where the Sidewalk Ends."


  19. HarperCollins Children's Books to Publish Runny Babbit ReturnsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | PRWeb

    Today HarperCollins Children's Books announced the publication of RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS, a never-before-published book of spoonerism poems by the legendary Shel Silverstein and follow-up to the 2005 publication, RUNNY BABBIT. Antonia Markiet, Senior Executive Editor at HarperCollins, acquired U.S. and Canada rights, and publication is scheduled for September 19, 2017.


  20. Classic Children's Book Quotes Every Adult Needs to Hear Againa and AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Southern Accents

    ... a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em." -Shel Silverstein, A Light in The Attic "'How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." -A. A. Milne , The Adventures of ...