List of the best Shel Silverstein books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Shel Silverstein is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His poems and whimsical illustrations have entertained countless young readers. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Shel Silverstein who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.This list includes The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and more. What are Shel Silverstein's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.