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William Steig

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator, and author of award-winning books for children. Most notably Sylvester and the Magic Pebble , for which he received the Caldecott Medal; The Amazing Bone , a Caldecott Honor book; Amos & Boris , a National Book Award Finalist; and Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto , both Newbery Honor books. Steig is also the creator of Shrek! which inspired the Dreamworks films. Steig also received the Christopher Award, the Irma Simonton Black Award, the...See more