Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (AUDIOBOOK) [CD]
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble - AUDIOBOOK - CD Author:William Steig Sylvester is a rock collector. One day he finds a magic pebble that makes wishes come true. He rushes home to share his good fortune with his parents. On the way, hes frightened by a hungry lion and quickly asks the pebble to turn him into a rock, so the lion cant eat him. It worksbut there sits Sylvester on Strawberry Hill with no way to hold t... more »he pebble to wish himself back into a donkey. Seasons come and go as Sylvesters parents desperately search for him. One fine spring day Mom and Dad decide that a picnic on Strawberry Hill might be just the thing to cheer them up. Will Mr. and Mrs. Duncan ever guess what happened to their little donkey? Narrator John McDonough playfully conveys a wise bit of advice: be careful what you wish for. His expressive voice is perfect for entertaining young readers with the misadventures of impulsive young Sylvester.« less
This book received the Caldecott Medal for art work. A delightful story about a donkey who finds a magic red pebble, and then turns into a rock! His parents miss him terribly. Selected as one of the 100 Best Books of the Century by the National Education Association.