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Shel Silverstein is most famous for writing and illustrating children’s books, but did you know he also wrote songs that were recorded by many outlaw country musicians? A Country Music Hall of Fame museum educator invites kids to explore the exhibit Outlaws and Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s and listen to poems from Silverstein’s collection, A Light in the Attic. Inspired by his whimsical writing, kids can draw an illustration along with visual artist Britt McDermott and learn to write a poem in Silverstein’s style.
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