"Listen to this audiobook EXERPT of the children's picture book "The One and Only Shrek! " by William Steig, read by actor Stanley Tucci. Before Shrek made it big on the silver screen, there was Steig's Shrek!"
"His mother was ugly, his father was ugly, but Shrek was uglier than the wo of them put together. By the time he toddled, Shreck could spit flame 99 yards & vent smoke from either ear.
With just a look, he cowed the reptiles in the swamp. Any snake big enough to bite him instantly got convulsions & died. One day,…Shrek parents decided it was about time their little darling was out in the world doing his share of damage. So they kicked him good-by & Shrek left the black hole in which he'd been hatched "
Read more about The One and Only Shrek! at http://us.macmillan.com/theoneandonly...
Meryl Streep reads - The One and Only Shrek....Brave Irene (Part 1) 12mn 48
Meryl Streep - The One and Only Shrek...Spinky Sulks (Part 2)
Meryl Streep - The One and Only Shrek...The Amazing Bone (Part 3)
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