Awards

Abel's Island - Published 1976
Newbery Honor Book
ALA Notable Book
Horn Book Fanfare
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Honor Book
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

The Amazing Bone - Published 1976
Caldecott Honor Book
ALA Notable Book
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
School Library Journal Best of the Best Books
Horn Book Fanfare
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Honor Book for Illustration
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

Amos & Boris - Published 1971
National Book Award Finalist
ALA Notable Book
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Horn Book Fanfare
New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year
New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

Brave Irene - Published 1986
Booklist Editors' Choice
Horn Book Fanfare
New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year
Publishers Weekly Notable Children's Book of the Year

Caleb & Kate - Published 1977
National Book Award Finalist
ALA Notable Book
Horn Book Fanfare
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

Doctor De Soto - Published 1982
American Book Award, Children's Picture Book, Co-winner
Newbery Honor Book
ALA Notable Book
Booklist Best Book of the 80's
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Horn Book Fanfare
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Honor Book for Illustration
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
United States Honor Book, IBBY
International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Children's Choice

Dominic - Published 1972
National Book Award Finalist
ALA Notable Book
Horn Book
Fanfare
Christopher Award for Juvenile Fiction

Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride - Published 1974
ALA Notable Book
Horn Book Fanfare
International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Children's Choice

Gorky Rises - Published 1980
New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of  the Year
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

The Real Thief - Published 1973
ALA Notable Book
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Children's Choice

Shrek! - Published 1990
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Publishers Weekly Notable Children's Book of the Year

Spinky Sulks - Published 1988
ALA Notable Book
Horn Book
Fanfare
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
Publishers Weekly Notable Children's Book of the Year

The Zabajaba Jungle - Published 1987
Publishers Weekly Notable Children's Book of the Year


William Steig was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble in 1970. Read his acceptance speech.


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