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Sheldon Allan “Shel” Silverstein was one of the greatest authors of children’s books as well as a cartoonist, screenwriter, singer-songwriter and poet. His literary efforts earned him significant acclaim, several awards, and massive popularity. With 20 million copies (and counting) sold of titles like The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, and Where the Sidewalk Ends, Silverstein’s legacy asa one of the most prominent authors of the 21st century secured his stances as a modern nonconformist, award winning creator, and black comedy satirist.