Books Shrek! by William Steig Paperback, 1 v. (unpaged), Feiwel & Friends, List Price: $7.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleShrek!AuthorWilliam Steig Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Gruesome Shrek, unbothered by his ugliness, makes his way out into the world looking for adventure and encounters a witch, a dragon, a knight, and a homely damsel in distress. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Also by William Steig Dominic Sylvester and the Magic Pebble The Amazing Bone Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Shrek! LA Johnson/NPR NPR Ed Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books June 4, 2016 Stories that are great for learning to read can teach all kinds of things — from philosophy to financial literacy.