Synopses & ReviewsSTORIES TO GO!Sylvester the donkey finds a magic pebble and unthinkingly wishes himself turned into a rock when he's frightened by a lion. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving parents is a tender, magical tale of the transforming power of love. This Caldecott Medal-winning book is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.
Steig's fable about a young donkey named Sylvester who accidentally turns himself into a rock has been a read-aloud favorite for 35 years. The author's original watercolor illustrations have been meticulously restored. Full color.