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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

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On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results.

How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with true magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.

Synopsis:

On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results.

How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with true magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.

About the Author

William Steig's work has been widely acclaimed. His cartoons in such magazines as the New Yorker and his books of symbolic drawings have inspired cartoonists and artists everywhere, and his books for children are loved by readers both young and old.

Born in New York City into a family of artists, Mr. Steig now lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671661540
Author:
Steig, William
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Donkeys
Subject:
Magic -- Fiction.
Subject:
Donkeys -- Fiction.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
19880401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 11.776 oz
Age Level:
6-9

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Product details 32 pages Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - English 9780671661540 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results.

How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with true magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.

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