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Get Me Out of Here

release date: Apr 01, 2020
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Get Me Out of Here
Jeremy Steig, the acclaimed jazz flutist, was just a teen when his life's path suddenly became clear to him. He soon jumped headlong into the jazz scene of Greenwich Village in the 1960s, where drugs flowed constantly, "free love" was encouraged, and musicians could make a living by simply passing a hat. He was also shaped by the influences of his talented and eccentric family‚"‚€‚"including his father, cartoonist William Steig (the New Yorker and Shrek!); his mother, Liza, a brilliant painter; and his aunt, anthropologist Margaret Mead‚"‚€‚"as well as the cult-like Reichian community his father was deeply involved in. With dry wit and a blunt, unapologetic style, Jeremy offers his unique perspective on the events of his life, including a debilitating accident that almost derailed his career before it began, his groundbreaking debut album in 1963, playing for huge audiences around the world, money troubles and multiple divorces, his disappearance from the public eye, and his comeback in the twe

Shrek!

release date: Jun 01, 2017
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Shrek!
Read the book that inspired the famous film franchise in this wonderfully funny picture book. 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. Ordinary, that is, if a foul and hideous being who ends up marrying the most stunningly ugly princess on the planet is what you consider ordinary.

The Zabajaba Jungle

release date: May 03, 2016
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The Zabajaba Jungle
The Zabajaba Jungle is amazing. Its flora and fauna are like nothing ever seen before. Leonard is the first human who has ever entered the jungle, and perils lie in wait behind each bush. But he has a large knife and is brave, and with his cunning and the help of some animal friends, Leonard makes his way through this dreamy land of adventure. The Zabajaba Jungle is a classic picture book by Shrek creator William Steig.

The Toy Brother

release date: May 03, 2016
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The Toy Brother
Yorick Bede has always considered his younger brother, Charles, a first-rate pain in the pants, and Charles thinks the same of Yorick. One day Yorick plays with his alchemist father's potions, and he accidentally shrinks himself to the size of a cockroach. Now suddenly Charles is the big brother. Though it's tempting to leave Yorick as a shrunken version of himself to teach him a lesson, Charles and the rest of the Bede family protect Yorick and tinker with more and more potions until they find the right one to bring back him back to his normal size.

Shrek!

release date: Jan 01, 2020
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Shrek!
"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!"--

Amos & Boris

release date: Feb 01, 2018
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Amos & Boris
Amos the mouse and Boris the whale are friends who have very little in common. Boris rescues Amos, who has set out to sail the seas - but might there be a time when Boris needs rescuing too? An awardwinning fable and New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year from classic creator, William Steig.

The Toy Brother

release date: May 03, 2016
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The Toy Brother
Yorick Bede has always considered his younger brother, Charles, a first-rate pain in the pants, and Charles thinks the same of Yorick. One day Yorick plays with his alchemist father's potions, and he accidentally shrinks himself to the size of a cockroach. Now suddenly Charles is the big brother. Though it's tempting to leave Yorick as a shrunken version of himself to teach him a lesson, Charles and the rest of the Bede family protect Yorick and tinker with more and more potions until they find the right one to bring back him back to his normal size.

Roland the Minstrel Pig

release date: May 03, 2016
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Roland the Minstrel Pig
Roland the pig plays the lute and sings so sweetly that his friends never have enough of listening to him. He has bigger dreams, though, so he decides to take his show on the road and share his music with the world. He has a hard time finding an audience and is lonely at first, but then a fox named Sebastian appears and offers to take him to perform before the King. Little does Roland know, Sebastian actually plans on eating him. Just as Sebastian starts to lower Roland over a firepit to roast him and all seems lost, the King appears to save the day, and both Sebastian and Roland get the ending they deserve. Roland the Minstrel Pig is a classic picture book by Shrek creator William Steig.

Divine Comedies

release date: Feb 02, 2016
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Divine Comedies
"There's cheeky, cheekier, and cheekiest--here are the two cheekiest of Jeanne and William Steig's poetry collections, together for the first time ever, in Divine Comedies"--Page [2] of cover.

Consider the Lemming

release date: Feb 02, 2016
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Consider the Lemming
From the award-winning children’s book duo, Jeanne and William Steig, comes a wildly wily collection of poetry all about the…peculiarities…of the animal kingdom! Consider the lemming: No hawing or hemming No dilly or dally No silly or shally The whole lemming nation In one wild migration Is off to the sea. In this sly and hilarious collection of illustrated verse about the animal kingdom—from the lemming to the human—critically acclaimed author/illustrator duo Jeanne and William Steig introduce readers to the foibles of all kinds of creatures. And you’ll never look at animals quite the same way ever again!
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