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William Steig [pictures] [edit]
Born: 1907-11-14
Death: 2003-10-03
He was a cartoonist and author who published over 1600 cartoons in the "The New Yorker". As well, he wrote such children's books as "Dominic", "Abel's Island", "Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride", "The Amazing Bone", "Yellow and Pink", "Brave Irene", "Spinky Sulks", "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" and the "Doctor DeSoto" series. He also published such pictures books as "Shrek" (adapted into a movie), "Zeke Pippin", "Grown-ups Get to Do All the Driving", "The Toy Brother" and "Toby, Where Are You?". He was the father of flute/piccolo player Jeremy Steig.
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