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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

byWilliam SteigIllustratorWilliam Steig

Paperback | June 15, 1999

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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 magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.
Selected as one of the 100 Best Books of the Century by the National Education Association.
William Steig was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 14, 1907, and spent his childhood in the Bronx. Steig found an outlet for his talent by creating cartoons for the high school newspaper. After high school graduation, Steig spent two years at City College, three years at the National Academy, and five days at the Yale School of ...
Title:Sylvester and the Magic PebbleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.2 inPublished:June 15, 1999Publisher:AladdinLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0671662694

ISBN - 13:9780671662691

Appropriate for ages: 6

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A favourite. A sweet story. Great message.
Date published: 2007-05-04

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