Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
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... show more
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 true magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere.
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Genre: Family / Drama / Magic / Animals Year Published: 1969 Year Read: 2008Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers “Sylvester and the Magic Pebble” is one of William Steig’s earlier books and has proven to be the most emotional and heartwarming of all of his books. Also, this was W...
This is a book that I am planning to read. This book will be a book that I would use with 2nd-4th grade. I would have the students make their own magic pebble and write a short story on their magic pebble. We would share our stories with the rest of the class.
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble is written and illustrated by William Steig includes words that may be unfamiliar to young children. Sylvester Duncan is a young donkey that is always looking for unusual pebbles to add to his collection. Sylvester finds a marble one day. Little does he know, it has ma...
One of my favorite children's books. :)
Sylvester finds a magic pebble and wishes himself into a rock to avoid being eaten by a lion. Problem is, he can't wish himself back to donkey form. His parents and the entire town search for him everywhere. They fear the worst; Sylvester fears he will always be a rock. By a strange twist of fate, h...