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Sylvester and the magic pebble

Author: William Steig; Windmill Books,; Simon and Schuster, Inc.,; Affiliated Lithographers,; Edition Book Bindery,
Publisher: New York : Windmill Books : Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York : Affiliated Lithographers Inc. 1969. ©1969
Series: Children's Choice Book Club Edition from Scholastic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Caldecott Medal
Curriculum resource
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steig, William, 1907-2003.
Sylvester and the magic pebble.
New York, Windmill Books, [1969]
(OCoLC)608729110
Online version:
Steig, William, 1907-2003.
Sylvester and the magic pebble.
New York, Windmill Books, [1969]
(OCoLC)569973882
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Steig; Windmill Books,; Simon and Schuster, Inc.,; Affiliated Lithographers,; Edition Book Bindery,
ISBN: 0525623000 9780525623007 0590757407 9780590757409 0200718630 9780200718639 0671665111 9780671665111 067166512X 9780671665128 0671662694 9780671662691 067166154X 9780671661540 9781416902065 1416902066 0758700776 9780758700773 1416918574 9781416918578
OCLC Number: 5065
Notes: William Steig (November 14, 1907 - October 3, 2003) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, and, in his later life, an illustrator and writer of children's books. Best known for the picture books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island, and Doctor De Soto, he was also the creator of Shrek!, which inspired the film series of the same name. He was the U.S. nominee for both of the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Awards, as a children's book illustrator in 1982 and a writer in 1988.
Art techniques used: Pen and black ink drawings with watercolor.
"Bound by Edition Book Bindery, New Jersey"--Title page verso.
"Manufactured in the United States of America"--Title page verso.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1970
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
Series Title: Children's Choice Book Club Edition from Scholastic.
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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