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andlt;b andgt;A cherished classic is brought to life with the audio stylings of renowned actor James Earl Jones.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Sylvester canand#8217;t believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steigand#8217;s glowing pictures, this winner of the Caldecott Medal is beloved by children everywhere. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This package includes a paperback book along with a CD of this modern classic read by legendary actor James Earl Jones.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;William Steig'andlt;/bandgt;s work has received countless honors and awards. Called the "King of Cartoons" by andlt;iandgt;Newsweek,andlt;/iandgt; his cartoons in such magazines as the andlt;iandgt;New Yorkerandlt;/iandgt; and his books of symbolic drawings have inspired a multitude of cartoonists and artists. His books for children are loved by readers young and old. William Steig received the Caldecott Medal for andlt;iandgt;Sylvester and the Magic Pebble,andlt;/iandgt; the Caldecott Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;The Amazing Bone,andlt;/iandgt; and the Newbery Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;Abel's Islandandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Doctor De Soto.andlt;/iandgt; His other books include andlt;iandgt;Alpha Beta Chowderandlt;/iandgt; (written by Jeanne Steig), andlt;iandgt;Amos andamp; Boris, Brave Irene, CDB!, C D C ?, Dominic, Grown-ups Get To Do All the Driving, Pete's a Pizza, Shrek!, Spinky Sulks,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Zeke Pippin.andlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;William Steig lived in Boston the last twelve years of his life. Before that, he lived with his wife, Jeanne, in rural Kent, Connecticut. Just outside his studio window stood a large rock that looked remarkably like Sylvester. He liked that. andlt;bandgt;William Steig'andlt;/bandgt;s work has received countless honors and awards. Called the "King of Cartoons" by andlt;iandgt;Newsweek,andlt;/iandgt; his cartoons in such magazines as the andlt;iandgt;New Yorkerandlt;/iandgt; and his books of symbolic drawings have inspired a multitude of cartoonists and artists. His books for children are loved by readers young and old. William Steig received the Caldecott Medal for andlt;iandgt;Sylvester and the Magic Pebble,andlt;/iandgt; the Caldecott Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;The Amazing Bone,andlt;/iandgt; and the Newbery Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;Abel's Islandandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Doctor De Soto.andlt;/iandgt; His other books include andlt;iandgt;Alpha Beta Chowderandlt;/iandgt; (written by Jeanne Steig), andlt;iandgt;Amos andamp; Boris, Brave Irene, CDB!, C D C ?, Dominic, Grown-ups Get To Do All the Driving, Pete's a Pizza, Shrek!, Spinky Sulks,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Zeke Pippin.andlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;William Steig lived in Boston the last twelve years of his life. Before that, he lived with his wife, Jeanne, in rural Kent, Connecticut. Just outside his studio window stood a large rock that looked remarkably like Sylvester. He liked that. andlt;bandgt;James Earl Jonesandlt;/bandgt; is a renowned and beloved actor who has achieved success in television, film, and theater. Jones's voice is known by people of all ages and walks of lifeand#8212;the andlt;iandgt;Star Warsandlt;/iandgt; fans who know him as the voice of Darth Vader, children who know him as Mufasa from Disneyand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;The Lion King. andlt;/iandgt;In addition to the many awards he has received as an actor--two Tonys, four Emmys, a Golden Globe, two Cable ACEs, two OBIEs, five Drama Desks, and a Grammy--Jones has been honored with the National Medal of Arts in 1992 and the John F. Kennedy Center Honor in December 2002.andnbsp; He also was honored by the Screen Actors Guild with the Lifetime Achievement Award in January of 2009.andlt;BRandgt;James Earl Jonesandnbsp;most recentlyandnbsp;starred in the Broadway production ofandnbsp; andlt;iandgt;Driving Miss Daisyandlt;/iandgt; with Vanessa Redgrave. He lives in Pawling, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442435605
Author:
Steig, William
Publisher:
Little Simon
Author:
Jones, James Earl
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
william steig; steig; caldecott; caldecott medal; bestseller; bookandnbsp;and CD; audio; audio book; james earl jones; sylvester; magic; magic pebble; home; family; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Amazing Bone; Abel s Island; Doctor DeSoto; Shrek; Dom
Subject:
william steig; steig; caldecott; caldecott medal; bestseller; bookandnbsp;and CD; audio; audio book; james earl jones; sylvester; magic; magic pebble; home; family; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Amazing Bone; Abel s Island; Doctor DeSoto; Shrek; Dom
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Book and CD
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c; cvr: gloss w-foil-embossed medal ar
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.25 in
Age Level:
from 3 up to 7

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