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Sylvester and the magic pebble

Author: William Steig
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, [1987?], ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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In a moment of fright, Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then can not hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Steig
ISBN: 0671662694 9780671662691 067166154X 9780671661540
OCLC Number: 18333075
Notes: Art techniques used: Pen and black ink drawings with watercolor.
Awards: Winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal.
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by William Steig.

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Sylvester the donkey finds a magic pebble and unthinkingly wishes himself a rock when frightened by a lion. Although safe from the lion, Sylvester cannot hold the pebble to wish himself into a donkey  Read more...

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