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Author: William Steig Narrator: Meryl Streep Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781427232601
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Spinky is convinced that his family hates him and goes off to sulk in his hammock. His brother and sister try to make amends. His mom even brings him a beautiful tray of food. But nothing can get Spinky to stop sulking—not even a circus passing by on his street! Will Spinky ever cheer up? Spinky Sulks is another delightful tale from the incomparable William Steig that will leave readers of all ages smiling.

Spinky Sulks is a 1988 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Mr. Steig may be a chronological octogenarian, but he knows exactly what children think is funny. The New York Times Book Review
  • A 1988 New York Times Best Juvenile Book of the Year
  • Among longlisted titles for NYT Outstanding Books of the Year, 1988
  • Among longlisted titles for Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List, 1989
  • Among longlisted titles for ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Among longlisted titles for NYTBR Notable Children's BOTY, 1988
  • Among longlisted titles for Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year

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About the Author

William Steig (1907–2003) published his first children’s book, Roland the Minstrel Pig, in 1968 and received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble in 1970. His works also include The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor Book, as well as Abel’s Island and Doctor De Soto, both Newbery Honor Books. His book Shrek! was released by DreamWorks as a feature film and was immensely popular.

About the Narrator

Meryl Streep, considered by many movie reviewers to be the greatest living film actress, has been nominated for an Academy Award an astonishing sixteen times and has won it three times. She has also garnered two Emmy Awards, seven Golden Globes, and six Drama Desk Awards. In 2004, she was awarded the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also an Audie Award and Grammy Award–winning narrator.