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William Steig (1907–2003)

Autor(a) de Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

73+ Works 25,047 Membros 623 Reviews 21 Favorited

About the Author

William Steig was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 14, 1907, and spent his childhood in the Bronx. Steig found an outlet for his talent by creating cartoons for the high school newspaper. After high school graduation, Steig spent two years at City College, three years at the National mostrar mais Academy, and five days at the Yale School of Fine Arts before dropping out. During his early days as a free-lance artist, he supplemented his income with work in advertising, although he intensely disliked it. He illustrated for the The New Yorker, beginning in 1930. During the 1940s, Steig's creativity found a more agreeable outlet when he began carving figurines in wood; his sculptures are on display as part of the collection in the historic home of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park, New York, and in several museums in New England. In 1967, Bob Kraus, a fellow cartoonist at The New Yorker, was in the process of organizing Windmill Books, an imprint for Harper & Row. Kraus suggested that Steig try writing and illustrating a book for a young audience. The result was Steig's letter-puzzle book entitled C D B!, published in 1968. Roland the Minstrel Pig, was published the same year. With his very next title, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, he won the Caldecott Medal. The Amazing Bone was also a Caldecott Honor Book.In 1972, Steig published his first children's novel, Dominic, which won the Christopher Award. Abel's Island followed and was a Newberry Honor Book. William Steig died in October 3, 2003 in Boston Massachusettes. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1969) 6,099 cópias
Doctor De Soto (1982) 3,302 cópias
Abel's Island (1976) 2,700 cópias
Amos & Boris (1971) 1,837 cópias
Brave Irene (1986) 1,765 cópias
Pete's a Pizza (1998) 1,241 cópias
The Amazing Bone (1976) 1,201 cópias
Shrek! (1990) 952 cópias
CDB! (1968) 674 cópias
Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa (1992) 634 cópias
Dominic (1972) 521 cópias
The Real Thief (1973) 442 cópias
Spinky Sulks (1988) 292 cópias
The Toy Brother (1996) 277 cópias
CDC? (1984) 274 cópias
Yellow & Pink (1984) 264 cópias
Gorky Rises (1980) 218 cópias
Caleb and Kate (1977) 209 cópias
When Everybody Wore a Hat (2003) 203 cópias
Solomon the Rusty Nail (1800) 195 cópias
Zeke Pippin (1994) 190 cópias
Roland the Minstrel Pig (1968) 148 cópias
Rotten Island (1969) 141 cópias
Wizzil (2000) 134 cópias
Which Would You Rather Be? (2002) 133 cópias
The One and Only Shrek! (2007) 111 cópias
The Zabajaba Jungle (1987) 86 cópias
Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride (1891) 77 cópias
The lonely ones (1942) 71 cópias
Tiffky Doofky (1800) 64 cópias
Potch & Polly (2002) 51 cópias
The World of William Steig (1656) — Ilustrador — 50 cópias
Toby, Where Are You? (1997) 43 cópias
Toby, What Are You? (2001) 40 cópias
Made for Each Other (1999) 29 cópias
The Rejected Lovers (1822) 29 cópias
Toby, Who Are You? (2004) 26 cópias
Sick of Each Other (2001) 23 cópias
William Steig Drawings (1979) 20 cópias
About People (1939) 17 cópias
The Great Bustard and Other People (1944) — Ilustrador — 16 cópias
Our Miserable Life (1990) 16 cópias
Small Fry (1944) 16 cópias
All embarrassed (1944) 14 cópias
Persistent Faces (1945) 11 cópias
Dreams of Glory (1953) 10 cópias
Male Female (1971) 9 cópias
Ruminations (1984) 8 cópias
The Bad Speller (1970) 6 cópias
Man About Town (1932) 6 cópias
Continuous performance (1963) 4 cópias
An Eye for Elephants (1970) 3 cópias
Doktor De Sotos Abenteuer (2005) 3 cópias
Os Adultos Vistos Pelas Criancas (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
The Zababjaba Jungle 1 exemplar(es)
El gran viatge d'en Dominic (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Pete's a Pizza! 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker (2004) — Cartoonist — 1,321 cópias
Shrek [2001 film] (2001) — Contribuinte — 1,116 cópias
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (1950) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1,044 cópias
Listen, Little Man! (1945) — Ilustrador, algumas edições482 cópias
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1946) — Ilustrador — 381 cópias
The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons (1992) — Contribuinte — 175 cópias
Alpha Beta Chowder (1992) — Ilustrador — 123 cópias
The Flying Latke (1999) — Ilustrador — 91 cópias
Consider the Lemming (1605) — Ilustrador — 85 cópias
The Old Testament Made Easy (1990) — Ilustrador — 77 cópias
How to Become Extinct (1941) — Ilustrador, algumas edições75 cópias
A Gift from Zeus (2001) — Ilustrador — 72 cópias
Think Small (1965) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias

Etiquetado

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Discussions

Kids book, 70s? em Name that Book (Setembro 2013)
Children's book about shapeshifting bunny em Name that Book (Novembro 2012)

Resenhas

I wonder what Steig fans at the time this was published thought. One of the volumes contained in this compilation is "Small Fry," a group of classic The New Yorker cartoons, which it's fun to see, but the rest are, frankly, boring abstract drawings. Give this book a hard pass.
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EricCostello | Feb 28, 2024 |
A classic story of gratitude.
 
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sloth852 | outras 239 resenhas | Jan 12, 2024 |
1970 Caldecott Medal winner; lovely art and great story
 
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melodyreads | outras 239 resenhas | Jan 11, 2024 |
This is a bizarre story with a wonderful moment in it:

"Sometimes the world looked so beautiful he felt satisfied just being a tiny part of it, even embedded in wood."
 
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LibrarianDest | outras 3 resenhas | Jan 3, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
73
Also by
17
Membros
25,047
Popularidade
#841
Avaliação
4.0
Resenhas
623
ISBNs
786
Idiomas
16
Favorito
21

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