Shel Silverstein

Events

Shel Silverstein was born in Chicago,Il

September 25 1930

Shel’s education

1948 - 1949

Shel went to university of Illinois the. Shel got expelled from the university because maladjustment. Then he went to Chicago Academy fine arts and he didn’t fit in well.

Shel’s army adventure

1953

Shel joined the US army to serve impn the Koren War. This is when he started to draw cartoons,since he did the layouts, and paste-ups in the military news paper.

Shel with PlayBoy

1956

In 1956 Shel worked with PlayBoy. Shel got to put any type of cartoon he wanted to that’s to the publisher of the PlayBoy magazine wish.

Music Dream

1958

In the 1958 shel discovered his voice in music ,and started singing Harry jazz with the Red Onions. He made his mark for singing .

Acting !

1959

Shel started his long term job of comedy acting in an off broadway play.

Children Publishing

1961

Shel sliverstein gets inspired by Nordstrom, so he tried his best at children’s publishing but he still wanted to continue his music dream.

A Giving Tree- noteworthy poem

1964

One Inch Tall- noteworthy poem

1974

Where the Sidewalk Ends - noteworthy poem

1974

What If - noteworthy poem

1981

Shel Sliverstein died on May 9 or 10 because of a heart attack

1999