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Sylvester and the magic pebble. by William Steig

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Published by William Collins in London .
Written in English


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First published 1972 by Abelard-Schuman Ltd.

SeriesPicture Lions
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Open LibraryOL20938870M
ISBN 100006606539
OCLC/WorldCa222143930

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William Steig (–) was a cartoonist, illustrator, and author of award-winning books for children. Most notably Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, for which he received the Caldecott Medal; The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor book; Amos & Boris, a National Book Award Finalist; and Abel’s Island and Doctor De Soto, both Newbery Honor books.. Steig is also the Book Edition: Book And CD. 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 magic. When Sylvester finds a shiny red pebble, he wishes for it to stop raining. The rain immediately ceases and Sylvester thinks that the pebble is magic. But, how can he know that it was the pebble that caused the rain to stop and not merely a coincidence? This raises a metaphysical issue of what makes something magical. Author William Steig | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online Sylvester and the Magic Pebble pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by William Steig. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 32 pages and is available in Hardcover format/5.

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Fable (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile Sylvester Duncan is an avid pebble collector. One day, while out exploring, he finds a most unusual specimen: red, shiny, smooth, and magical. 45 rows  Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Steig, William AR Quiz No. EN In a moment . Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig is about a small donkey who learns that the pebble he has found to add to his rock collection is magic and will grant him wishes. Unfortunately after making the wrong wish, he is turned into a rock and can’t change himself back. 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 magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children ed as one of the Best Books of the Century by the National Education.

Book Overview 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 by:   Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig in EPUB, FB2, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (Simon &Shuster) Themes: Family/Magic Grade Level: K-2 Running Time: 11 minutes (approx.), animated Summary Sylvester Duncan is a young donkey whose hobby is col-lecting pebbles. One day he discovers that one of the peb-bles is magic. Each time he holds the pebble and makes a wish, the wish comes File Size: 4KB. The New York Times Book Review wrote of Mr. Steig that "everything he does is magic." This deluxe edition of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble truly recaptures that magic for a whole new generation of readers. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(21).