Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Here's another: In Shel's poem 'The Dirtiest Man in the World', Dirty Dan, the world's dirtiest man, 'lives in a pen with (BLANK) hogs and a hen' How many pigs?||Shel Silverstein Poetry Books Trivia
purple. A very cool poem!
Yes. He was a writer, playwright and cartoonist.
she breaks her mother's back.
flowers, caterpillars, starlings, houseflies, crickets, and snow flakes.
his bottom grew into a chair.
behind. He got all his body parts from everyone else in his family so at the end he says "Could it be that my behind's the only thing that's mine?"
animal. "The fox she wears is still alive."
$132. "$2 entrance fee" "$20 for burgers and fries" "$110 for the hospital bill". Add them up and that totals $132.
conscience. In this poem he talks about a voice inside of us that tells us what's right and wrong. In the poem he says that "No teacher, preacher, parent, friend or wise man can decide what's right for you - just listen to the voice that speaks inside."
Pete. Shel Silverstein once said "he was glad that he wasn't familiar with other poets when he began to write, because this helped him find his own style of writing."
the drummer. Shel Silverstein died on May 10, 1999 from a heart attack.
wet the bed. Shel Silverstein wrote the music for "The Unicorn Song". He also wrote "Boy Named Sue" and "The Cover of the Rollin' Stone".
I threw down. Shel Silverstein's real name was Sheldon Allan Silverstein. He was born in Chicago on September 25. There are two different years given for his birthyear. Some day 1930, others say 1932.
|Little Peggy Ann McKay was too sick to go to school until she found out what, according to Shel Silverstein's poem "Sick"?||Shel Silverstein Fanology
It was Saturday. Before finding out that it was Saturday Little Peggy Ann McKay claimed all sorts of ailments including: measles, mumps, a gash, a rash and purple bumps, instamatic flu, sprained ankle and 'pendix pains. As soon as she discovered it was indeed Saturday she was cured and went out to play.
|Shel Silverstein once wrote a little known adult orientated coffee table book with little text but a great deal of thought provoking imagery in the form of adult themed cartoons. What is the name of this book?||Shel Silverstein Fanology
Different Dances. Originally published in 1979 a 25th anniversary was released 2004. Warning: This is not a children's book.
|Shel Silverstein once wrote a book about a tree who loved a little boy. The book has a green dust jacket. What is the name of this famous book?||Shel Silverstein Fanology
The Giving Tree. Originally published Oct 7, 1964 and re-released recently in a 40 year anniversary edition. This is one of my all time favorite books ever written in the history of publishing. I give several copies as gifts each year.
Playboy. Shel's last contribution was in January of 1998 when he wrote "Hamlet as Told on the Street". Shel passed away the following year in Florida.
She would not take the garbage out. 'Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out' can be found in Shel's collection of poetry "Where The Sidewalk Ends".