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U.S. Postal Service Shel Silverstein Stamp

Mar 2022

The Giving Tree Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will honor author and illustrator Shel Silverstein with a Forever stamp featuring artwork from his book, “The Giving Tree.” The first-day-of-issue event will be held at the school Shel Silverstein attended, Chicago’s Darwin Elementary School, on Friday April 8, 2022! LEARN MORE

Download FALLING UP today!

Oct 2020

This is a picture of the cover of the book Falling Up.

It’s that time of year to fall in love with FALLING UP. For ease of reading, FALLING UP is now available for digital download!

A Light in the Attic e-book edition is here!

Apr 2020

This is a picture of the cover of the book A Light in the Attic.

Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo With an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with the Broiled Face, and find out what happens when someone steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a mountain snores, and […]

Where the Sidewalk Ends e-book is here!

Oct 2019

This is a picture of the cover of Where the Sidewalk Ends.

Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein’s world begins. You’ll meet a boy who […]

Runny Babbit Returns is here!

Sep 2017

This is a picture of the cover of Runny Babbit Returns and the book open.

Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own. This carefully compiled work from the Silverstein archives is filled with spoonerism poems that are both playful and poignant. With tongue-twisting word play and uproarious characters, the endearingly befuddled Runny […]

Runny Babbit Returns to the Green Woods!

Feb 2017

This is a picture of the cover of Runny Babbit Returns.

New and old readers alike won’t want to miss their chance to follow their favorite runny in this never before published book of warm, insightful, and laugh-out-loud funny adventures. Read the entire announcement and learn how this book came to be in Publishers Weekly. Stay tuned to shelsilverstein.com, as well as the Shel Silverstein Facebook page, for […]