Well-known and loved poet and author Sheldon Allan Silverstein was born in Chicago, on September 25,1930. While he was working for the adult magazine, he started publishing his own cartoon books. He also started writing collections of poetry. Through the 1970ʼs and early 80ʼs, he released such collections as “Where The Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light In The Attic”. He made a big comeback releasing “Falling Up”, followed by “Draw A Skinny Elephant”. Having a creative mind, Silverstein branched out in the 1960ʼs and 70ʼs writing music. He wrote musical pieces for films while writing such songs as “A Boy Named Sue” for the great Johnny Cash. He was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe, and actually won a Grammy for his work with Johnny Cash. His books have sold over 20 million copies worldwide.