Stone Soup

Hardcover | March 1, 2003

byJon J MuthIllustratorJon J Muth

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Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight. That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they have until-together, they have made a feast fit for a king! In this inspiring story about the strength people possess when they work together, Muth takes a simple, beloved tale and adds his own fresh twist.

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Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight. That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they have until-together, they have made a feast fit for...

JON J. MUTH was born and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He drew and drew and drew and drew, and painted. His mother was an art teacher and she took him to museums all over the US. He had his first one-man exhibit of paintings and drawings at the invitation of Wilmington College when he was eighteen. He studied stone sculpture in Japan; p...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 9.25 × 0.25 inPublished:March 1, 2003Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:043933909X

ISBN - 13:9780439339094

Appropriate for ages: 4

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