William Steig
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William Steig

William Steig (1907-2003) published his first children's book, Roland the Minstrel Pig, in 1968, and received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (978-1416902065) in 1970. His works also include The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor Book, and Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto, both Newbery Honor Books. His most recent books published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux are Shrek! (released by DreamWorks as a major motion picture) and Wizzil, illustrated by Quentin Blake. School Library Journal named Shrek! a Best Book of 1990 and said of it, "Steig's inimitable wit and artistic dash have never been sharper or more expertly blended."

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    • Brave Irene

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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    Brave Irene is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker's daughter....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Young kiddos

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-24-18

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Sylvester & The Magic Pebble

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Rex Robbins
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Sylvester is transformed into a rock by a magic pebble....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Where are the pictures?

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $1.99

    • Shrek!

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
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    Before Shrek made it big on the silver screen, there was Shrek!, a book about an ordinary ogre who leaves his swampy childhood home to go out and see the world....

    Regular price: $3.93

    • Doctor De Soto

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Ian Thomson
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    A hungry fox with a toothache begs a mouse dentist to relieve his pain in this modern-day fable....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Has Pictures!

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Amazing Bone

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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    It's a bright and beautiful spring day, and Pearl, a pig, is dawdling on her way home from school. Most unexpectedly, she strikes up an acquaintance with a small bone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Kids' Book On Audible

    • By Gretchen SLP on 05-13-16

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Abel's Island

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Abelard Hassam di Chirico Flint - Abel, for short - is a rich and silly mouse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Book

    • By Anonymous User on 01-06-19

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The One and Only SHREK! Plus 5 Other Stories

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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    Before Shrek made it on the silver screen, there was William Steig's SHREK!, a book about an ordinary ogre who leaves his swampy childhood home to go out and see the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not like the movie...but better!

    • By Bellatrixie Muse on 05-06-10

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    • Dominic

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Peter Thomas
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's time for a change, so Dominic packs his collection of hats and his piccolo and heads out, letting the world take him where it may....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nostalgic

    • By Trevor on 03-11-17

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    • Spinky Sulks

    • By: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
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    Spinky is convinced that his family hates him and goes off to sulk in his hammock. His brother and sister try to make amends. But nothing can get Spinky to stop sulking....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny First World Problems for Pre-K and Kinders

    • By Gretchen SLP on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Storm Warning

    • By: Jack Higgins
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    It’s August 1944 and as the Allied forces gain momentum in Europe, a group of loyal German expatriates trapped in Brazil hatch a desperate plan to return to the Motherland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jack Higgins doesn't let you down!

    • By M W on 10-31-18

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