Definition of Silverstein, Shel in English:

Silverstein, Shel

proper noun

  • (1932–99), US poet, writer, and cartoonist; full name Sheldon Alan Silverstein; also known as Uncle Shelby. He is best known for his children's stories and poetry such as in "The Giving Tree" (1964), "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1974), "A Light in the Attic" (1981), and "Falling Up" (1996)

Pronunciation:

Silverstein, Shel

/ˈsilvərˌstīn//-ˌstēn/