Monday, April 20, 2009

William Steig's widow debunks creationist charge


LOL: At how William Steig’s Yellow & Pink has fershtipled the brain of New York Times book editor Gregory Cowles. Steig, late author of Shrek, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, and other children’s classics, would be having a chuckle, no doubt, were he here to read that his story, published in 1984, is interpreted as a creationist’s fable.
In Yellow & Pink, as Cowles describes in his April 14 posting for the Times’ books blog Paper Cuts, two carved figures awaken in a field and start...

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