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CALEB & KATE

Steig, William

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ISBN 10: 0374310165 / ISBN 13: 9780374310165
Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, 1977
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Steig, William. CALEB & KATE. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, c1977. First Edition 1977. unpaginated. illustrated in color William Steig. sm. 4to. Small round bookstore sticker lower inside edge of front pastedown page, else as new looks unread hardcover in near fine d/j with only minimal rubbing. Bookseller Inventory # 17231

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Title: CALEB & KATE

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Caleb the carpenter is changed by the witch Yedida into a dog and Kate the weaver, his wife, cares for the red-haired animal because it reminds her of her missing husband

About the Author:

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies are based. Steig was born in New York City. Every member of his family was involved in the arts, and so it was no surprise when he decided to become an artist. He attended City College and the National Academy of Design. In 1930, Steig's work began appearing in The New Yorker, where his drawings have been a popular fixture ever since. He published his first children's book, Roland the Minstrel Pig, in 1968.

In 1970, Steig received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. His books for children also include Dominic; The Real Thief; 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's books have also received the Christopher Award, the Irma Simonton Black Award, the William Allen White Children's Book Award, and the American Book Award. His European awards include the Premio di Letteratura per l'infanzia (Italy), the Silver Pencil Award (the Netherlands), and the Prix de la Fondation de France. On the basis of his entire body of work, Steig was selected as the 1982 U.S. candidate for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration and subsequently as the 1988 U.S. candidate for Writing.

Stieg also published thirteen collections of drawings for adults, beginning with About People in 1939, and including The Lonely Ones, Male/Female, The Agony in the Kindergarten, and Our Miserable Life.

He died in Boston at the age of 95.

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