Shel Silverstein's first children's book, Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back --a whimsical tale of self-discovery and marshmallows--is turning fifty with a return to the vintage full-color cover. Is a famous, successful, and admired lion a happy lion? Or is he a lion at all? Written and drawn with wit and gusto, Shel Silverstein's modern fable speaks not only to children but to us all First published in 1963, this book had rave reviews from the New...
Award-winning writer, artist, and musician Shel Silverstein was born ninety years ago today! The multitalented Renaissance man passed away when he was only 68, but he accomplished so much, creating a veritable treasure trove of poetry, art, stories, and music in his lifetime.