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Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein 's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back . He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half , Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros? , The Missing Piece , The Missing Piece Meets the Big O , and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree , as well as classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends , A Light in the Attic , Every Thing On It , Don't Bump the Glump! , and Runny...See more

Personality Profile For Shel Silverstein

The following is a personality profile of Shel Silverstein based on his work.

Shel Silverstein is social and boisterous.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Shel Silverstein is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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