The Book Cover
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Shrek! is a book written by children's writer, William Steig, which was published in 1990. The book then became a Dreamworks Animation film 11 years later in 2001, respectively named Shrek. In a scene from Shrek Forever After, some designs that came from the story were seen in the forest that was located in the mixed up land of Far Far Away. Shrek's parents are seen at the beginning of the story, although they have never appeared in any of the films. However, Shrek talked about what his father was like when he grew up in the campfire scene from Shrek the Third.
Shrek meets an annoying donkey who takes Shrek to Fiona's castle.
Characters & Differences From The Book
- Shrek. A nasty, green ogre who is the main character in the book. He is abandoned by his parents in the beginning. Later on, he meets up with a talking donkey who takes him away to Princess Fiona's castle. Shrek and Fiona marry at the end.
- The Witch. She is the witch who informs Shrek about Princess Fiona and her castle.
- Donkey: A talking donkey that helps Shrek throughout his journey.