Question by  diya (29)

Who wrote the book on which the movie "Shrek" is based? What is the title of the book?

My son is 10 and wants to read it.


Answer by  JuliaJolie (415)

The movie Shrek is based on the book of the same name by William Steig. It was published in 1990 and is much simpler compared to the films.


Answer by  marty47 (7)

The name of the book is "Shrek" and it was written by William Steig in 1990. The movie is loosly based on the book.


Answer by  xela (349)

William Steig wrote the children's book on which the movie Shrek is based. His book is also called Shrek. He has also written many other children's books.


Answer by  trehugger (149)

The book is called "Shrek" written by William Steig and published in 1990 by Sunburst paperbacks the ISBN number is 0-374-46632-8 and available at , and most major book stores, I would also check out the children's section of your public library, if your ten year old likes comic books Dark Horse Comics published a three issue mini-series in 2003.

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