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Stone Soup: An Old Tale (Aladdin Picture Books)

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Clever soldiers outwit greedy townspeople with the creation of a special soup in this cherished classic, a Caldecott Honor book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;First published in 1947, this picture book classic has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. This story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast, is based on an old French tale.

Synopsis:

The perennial favorite, read to a generation of children by Captain Kangaroo, the story of three soldiers who manage to cook up a fine soup by cajoling thenecessary ingredients from a village of wary French peasants. Caldecott HonorBook; ALA Notable Children's Book. Three-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

First published in 1947, this picture book classic has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. This story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast, is based on an old French tale.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Marcia Brown,andlt;/bandgt; one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.andlt;bandgt;Marcia Brown,andlt;/bandgt; one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689711039
Author:
Brown, Marcia
Author:
Brown, Marcia
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - European
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
France
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Soldiers
Subject:
Folklore -- France.
Subject:
Food
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
soldiers; French village; peasants; battle of wits; soup of stones; cooking; old tale; folktale; repeat reading; clever; outwit; greedy; village; feast; timeless; picture book classic; classic; childhood favorite; Caldecott honor; Caldecott
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series:
Aladdin Picture Books
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
August 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 in 5.005 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
4-8

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Product details 48 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689711039 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The perennial favorite, read to a generation of children by Captain Kangaroo, the story of three soldiers who manage to cook up a fine soup by cajoling thenecessary ingredients from a village of wary French peasants. Caldecott HonorBook; ALA Notable Children's Book. Three-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,

First published in 1947, this picture book classic has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. This story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast, is based on an old French tale.

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