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William Steig

  • 1 stars across 23 books
    William Steig (1907 - 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular children's literature. Most noted for the books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto, he also created the character Shrek, who inspired the popular movie series.
    22nd February 2012

    Shrek!

    Shrek wasn't always a movie star ... Discover the ugly truth about everyone's favourite ogre. There's no doubt abo... More

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    1st December 2011

    Brave Irene

    Irene Bobbin's mother has made the most beautiful dress in the world for the duchess, but is too ill to deliver it for t... More

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    1st December 2011

    Amos & Boris

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    1st June 1984

    Rotten Island

    What would happen if every creature on land and sea were free to be as rotten as possible? If every day was a free-for-a... More

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    7th July 2005

    When Everybody Wore A Hat

    This is the story of when I was a boy, almost 100 years ago, when fire engines were pulled by horses, boys did not play ... More

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    1st September 2003

    Pete's a Pizza

    Pete's father starts kneading the dough. Next, some oil is generously applied. (Its really water.) And then some tomatoe... More

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    1st December 2011

    Doctor De Soto

    Doctor De Soto, mouse and expert dentist, does very good work, curing toothache in animals large and small: his expertis... More

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    8th May 2000

    Fred the Angel

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