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Shrek!

Shrek!

William Steig; Illustrated by the author

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

FSG Books for Young Readers

07/30/2013

ISBN: 9781466814509

32 Pages, Ages 4-8

Before Shrek made it big 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. 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!

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Praise for Shrek!

“[An] engrossing and satisfying tale.” —Publishers Weekly

“Sure to enchant any child lucky enough to read it...Such an ingratiating, cheery book that no one will be able to resist it.” —The Washington Post Book World

William Steig; Illustrated by the author

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies are based; the Caldecott Medal-winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Caldecott Honor book The Amazing Bone; and the Newbury Honor Books Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto. Stieg also published thirteen collections of drawings for adults, including The Lonely Ones, Male/Female, and Our Miserable Life.

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William Steig

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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