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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Aladdin Picture

No. of pages 32

Great for age 3-11 years
One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make all his wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish with unexpected consequences. Will Sylvester find his way back to his family? Winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal, this modern classic is full of warmth, humour and joy.


This book has been graded for interest at 5-7 years.

There are 32 pages in this book. This book was published 2018 by Penguin Books Ltd .

Also by William Steig: Brave Irene, The Amazing Bone, Amos & Boris and Doctor De Soto

This book is in the following series:

Stories to Go

Aladdin Picture

This book has been nominated for the following awards:

The Audies
This book was recognised by the The Audies.

Eb White Read Aloud Award
This book was recognised in the Picture Book Hall of Fame category by the Eb White Read Aloud Award. The E.B. White Read Aloud Award was established in 2004 by The Association of Booksellers for Children (ABC) to honor books that its membership felt embodied the universal read aloud standards that were created by the work of the beloved author E.B. White.In 2006 the award was expanded into two categories: The E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Picture Books, and The E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers. Titles are nominated for the award by ABC booksellers, and then the final decision is made by a committee of booksellers that meets annually in February.

Caldecott Award
This book was recognised by the Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

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