Shel Silverstein was a cartoonist, an author, a poet, and a songwriter. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts but later dropped out. He then joined the military where he began his career.
Awards, Recognition, and other Achivments
Silverstein's A Boy Named Sue won a 1970 Grammy
Grammy Award for Best Album for Children, "Where the Sidewalk Ends" in 1985
He was nominated for an Oscar for his song I'm Checking Out
He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame in 2002
Poems That Silverstein Did.
Imitation of Boa Constrictor