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Did you know that Shel Silverstein was born today in 1930?  Shel Silverstein was an American poet, cartoonist, singer and songwriter, and author of children’s books.  His most popular children’s book is The Giving Tree.  Some of his other books include Where the Sidewalk Ends, The Missing Piece, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Everything On It.

We hope that you have an humorous day at school.  Remember to think kind thoughts, use kind words, and do kind things.  We Love You.

Bonus Fact:  Shel Silverstein was also a successful songwriter.  His songs have been used in many TV shows and movies; he also won a Grammy award and nominated for both an Oscar and Golden Globe.  He also served in the US Army in Japan and Korea.

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