A posthumous book of poetry from children’s author Shel Silverstein


Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein, the author and illustrator best known to children for his book The Giving Tree, about a generous tree who gives everything he has to the boy who played on him as a child, has another title to add to his roster, posthumously of course. (Silverstein died in 1999.) A book of his poetry, entitled Everything On It, has just been released. [NPR]

Here is perhaps the best interpretation of The Giving Tree from the Sassy Gay Friend (with a cameo by To Kill a Mockingbird‘s Boo Radley!).

Best line: This is turning into a snuff film!

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