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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble * One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his own donkey self makes a story that is beautifully tender and perfectly joyful. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this winner of the 1970 Caldecott Medal is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere. Now reissued to celebrate the discovery of the original artwork, this deluxe edition contains painstakingly careful color corrections made from those watercolor originals -- the color you'll see within this book is as Mr. Steig had originally intended it to be. It also features his moving Caldecott Medal acceptance speech. * Hardcover * 42 Pages * Published Date: October 25, 2005
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Brand: Simon and Schuster
When Dick Simon and Max Schuster founded Simon & Schuster in 1924, little did they know the significant impact their company would have on the world of publishing. From publishing the first-ever crossword puzzle book, to becoming America’s first paperback publisher in 1939, Simon & Schuster’s legacy is one of numerous industry firsts. Today, S&S is the publishing operation of CBS Corporation and home to some of the most recognizable names in publishing, including Stephen King, Khaled Hosseini, Jodi Picoult, Mary Higgins Clark and the Star Trek books. Simon & Schuster’s various divisions publish over 1800 titles annually, including critically acclaimed fiction and nonfiction hardcovers, mass market paperbacks, children’s books for all age and reading levels, audiobooks and e-books.