Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree turned fifty this year and reading the story as an adult might not give you the same warm feeling it did when you were a child. In fact, you might think the tale is really saying 'Wow, people are selfish assholes.'
A new book by Shel Silverstein has been released posthumously called Every Thing On It and is in book stores today! The book, containing 145 poems, was created though the efforts of editor Toni Markiet and the family of the deceased poet, in hopes of staying true to Silverstein's aesthetic and keeping it authentic.
It's been 35 years since a generation of kids learned it was "All Right To Cry." That's right, Marlo Thomas' classic 1973 children's book Free To Be...You And Me is all grown up and resissued! The junior manifesto for children of the Me decade was a feminist landmark for its stance on celebrating differences and…