Shel Silverstein by Michael Gray Baughan
  

Shel Silverstein

Written by Michael Gray Baughan
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Shel Silverstein by Michael Gray Baughan

Shel Silverstein was a songwriter, playwright, and cartoonist, but he is best known for his poetry and books for children, including The Giving Tree and A Light in the Attic . Always thought-provoking and sometimes controversial, Silverstein's writing was accompanied by his distinctive art, making his books memorable and appealing to children and adults alike. But Silverstein didn't start out as a children's book writer. He pursued many other avenues first, all the while living a fascinating and unusual lifestyle. Shel Silverstein tells his story, from his childhood in Chicago through his genesis as an artist and a writer. His tale is both amusing and inspiring, much like his own work.

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These books are great for...author reports...they will also interest youth who want to know more about their favorite writers.

About the Author

Michael Gray Baughan is a freelance author and researcher. He has written a biography of Charles Bukowski, as well as study guides for the works of E. E. Cummings, Rudyard Kipling, and John Ashbery.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
120 pages

Author

Michael Gray Baughan
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th April 2008

ISBN

9780791096765


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