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Happy 50th Birthday, Lafcadio!

September 2013

Everyone’s favorite lion, Lafcadio, turns 50 this year, so we’re marking this milestone celebration of Shel Silverstein’s first children’s book with a brand-new anniversary edition of Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back, now with the vintage, full-color jacket from 1963.

Lafcadio’s 50th anniversary kicks off a year-long Shelebration® event of the 50th anniversaries of The Giving Tree, Don’t Bump the Glump!, and A Giraffe and a Half, Who wants a cheap Rhinoceros?, and the 40th anniversary of Where the Sidewalk Ends, as well as the first-ever publication of The Giving Tree as an ebook in February 2014—stay tuned for more exciting news, content, and resources on ShelSilverstein.com.

In the meantime, grab a bag of marshmallows and be delighted all over again with Shel Silverstein’s first children’s book!

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