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William Steig's Birthday

Celebrate William Steig's Birthday on November 14th with these titles

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Doctor De Soto

"Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work." With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small....

"..."Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work." With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small..... "Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work." With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small. His expertise is so great that his fortunate patients never feel any pain. Since he's a mouse, Doctor De Soto refuses to treat "dangerous" animals--that is, animals who have a tas..."

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C D C ?

Puzzles and wordplay make reading fun in this Steig classic.

"...Puzzles and wordplay make reading fun in this Steig classic.. To figure out William Steig’s word puzzles you need merely read the letters, numbers, and symbols aloud. If at first the messages aren’t clear, there are clever pictures accompanying each one to give you hints. Some are easy, some are hard, but all are a hilarious treat when the phrases are decoded.      Originally published in 1984 with black-and-white drawings, C D C ? is given fresh life in this full-color edition painted by Mr. S..."

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Amos & Boris

Friends come in all shapes and sizes.

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Shrek!

Shrek, a horrid little ogre, goes out into the world to find adventure and along the way encounters a witch, a knight in armor, a dragon, and, finally, a...

"...Shrek, a horrid little ogre, goes out into the world to find adventure and along the way encounters a witch, a knight in armor, a dragon, and, finally, a.... Shrek, a horrid little ogre, goes out into the world to find adventure and along the way encounters a witch, a knight in armor, a dragon, and, finally, a hideous princess, who's even uglier than he is!. [An] "engrossing and satisfying tale." --Publishers Weekly "Sure to enchant any child lucky enough to read it...Such an ingratiating, che..."

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To mark the 100th birthday of William Steig and in time for the blockbuster movie Shrek the Third, Square Fish presents the must-have deluxe ominbus of Steig...

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Gorky Rises

One fresh and fair summer day, as soon as his parents go out, Gorky sets up his laboratory by the kitchen sink to have another try at concocting a magic...

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Spinky Sulks

A playful story of poor, misunderstood Spinky, lying in his hammock with a dreadful case of the sulks.

"...A playful story of poor, misunderstood Spinky, lying in his hammock with a dreadful case of the sulks.. A playful story of poor, misunderstood Spinky, lying in his hammock with a dreadful case of the sulks.. "Mr. Steig may be a chronological octogenarian, but he knows exactly what children think is funny." --The New York Times Book Review. ..."

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Solomon the Rusty Nail

Here, in the great tradition of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble and Caleb and Kate, is another tale of magical transformation from William Steig. Its hero,...

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The Amazing Bone

"Pearl (a piglet) discovers a talking bone, which had fallen out of a witch's basket...This is a tight mesh of witty storytelling and art, bound to please any...

"...Can Pearl, a pig, and her new friend, a small talking bone, outwit a band of robbers and a hungry fox?. Can Pearl, a pig, and her new friend, a small talking bone, outwit a band of robbers and a hungry fox?. "Pearl (a piglet) discovers a talking bone, which had fallen out of a witch's basket...This is a tight mesh of witty storytelling and art, bound to please any audience." --Starred, Booklist "Steing's inspired language is a miraculous match for his pictures, lovely as well as funny."--Publi..."

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Brave Irene

Brave Irene is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker's daughter. Her mother, Mrs. Bobbin, isn't feeling so well and can't possibly deliver the beautiful ball gown she's...

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Caleb and Kate

When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.  Caleb and Kate is a...

"...When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.. When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion.. "In a text as imaginative and skillful as his extraordinary color illustrations, Steig tells the comic, touching story of Caleb and his wife." --Publishers Weekly "Steig is a superb artist with the literary ingenuity to produce ..."

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Abel's Island

This story of a mouse who gets swept away from his beloved wife is truly a timeless classic about life’s simple pleasures. Abel's Island is a 1976 New York...

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Dominic

Dominic is off to see the world!

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The Real Thief

Is Gawain’s goose really cooked?

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