Let Nothing Deter You in Life!

Brave Irene By William Steig The howling winds and driving snow from the recent snow storm put me in mind of one of my favorite picture book authors, and conjured up scenes from one of his titles called….Brave Irene. And, of course, the author is the incomparable William Steig, winner of Caldecott Honor book designation…

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

When Everybody Wore a Hat By William Steig   I confess I had never heard of this title by one of my favorite picture book authors. William Steig, former illustrator for the “New Yorker” who did not start his picture book career till he was in his sixties, is a sure reminder for all those…

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