Quotes by William Steig

About William Steig:

William Steig was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor, and, late in life, an illustrator and writer of popular children's books. Best known for the picture books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island, and Doctor De Soto, he was also the creator of Shrek!, which inspired the film series of the same name. He was the U.S. nominee for both of the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Awards, as a children's book illustrator in 1982 and a writer in 1988.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Steig
  • DescriptionAmerican cartoonist, children's illustrator and writer
  • BornNovember 14, 1907
  • DiedOctober 3, 2003
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Sculptor; Illustrator; Children's Writer
  • WorksSylvester And The Magic Pebble; Doctor De Soto; Shrek!