Shel Silverstein’s children’s books are timeless. Take The Giving Tree. This moving and poignant illustrated book was originally published in 1964 and still has the same power as it did when it was initially released, even more so. This book, along with Silverstein’s other titles, have proven over the decades that they have staying power and truly are classics in the world of children’s literature. And apparently his work is the gift that keeps on giving. A new book by Shel Silverstein is being released twelve years after his death.
On September 20th, the book Every Thing on It, which is a collection of 137 unpublished poems and drawings – will be released. And for Shel Silverstein fans and there are many having more of his work to read, enjoy and share with their children is quite a gift.
Check out our picks for the top 5 Shel Silverstein books. Which is your favorite?
(also check out another new work by a beloved author – a new Maurice Sendak book here!)
5. A Giraffe and a Half
4. Falling Up
3. A Light in the Attic
2. Where the Sidewalk Ends
1. The Giving Tree