Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Book & CD
Sylvester was a young donkey who loved to collect little rocks. One day, he found a red, shiny, perfectly round pebble in a pasture. He soon discovered that this was no ordinary rock. This was a magic pebble that granted wishes. As he went on through his day granting random wishes to himself, he found himself in dire trouble. How could a wish-granting, magic pebble cause any harm? You can wish for anything after all. Although magic, the pebble has strict limitations. This book shows how one bad choice we make does not only affect our own lives, but also those around us, and especially those who love us. This storybook has a picture illustration on each page, along with several sentences. Included with the book is a CD audio version of the story, read by James Earl Jones. 30 pgs, pb.
Sylvester can't believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this winner of the Caldecott Medal is beloved by children everywhere.
This package includes a paperback book along with a CD of this modern classic read by legendary actor James Earl Jones.