Tuesday, September 20, 2011
A brand new book ~ by Shel Silverstein
Although Shel Silverstein died in 1999, his family chose 145 of his poems with drawings which had never had a chance to be published. And this book hit store shelves today! NPR's staff tells us how the book of "funny, poignant and naughty" poems came together: Shel Silverstein's Poems Live On In Every Thing. You can also read five of the new poems on that page.
I'm excited because I have two of Shel Silverstein's books checked out of my library to write about during Banned Book Week, which starts on Saturday. And here's one more treat for you: