The Resource Sylvester and the magic pebble, by William Steig

Sylvester and the magic pebble, by William Steig

Label
Sylvester and the magic pebble
Title
Sylvester and the magic pebble
Statement of responsibility
by William Steig
Creator
Contributor
Author
Binder
Illustrator
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1970
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steig, William
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
LC call number
  • PZ10.3.S816
  • .S816 Sy
LC item number
Sy 1969
Literary form
novels
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Windmill Books
  • Simon and Schuster, Inc
  • Affiliated Lithographers
  • Edition Book Bindery
Series statement
Children's Choice Book Club Edition from Scholastic
Study program name
  • Accelerated reading.
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wit and humor, Juvenile
  • Donkeys
  • Magic
  • Missing children
  • Families
  • Animals
  • Animals
  • Donkeys
  • Families
  • Magic
  • Missing children
  • Wit and humor, Juvenile
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sylvester and the magic pebble, by William Steig
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00005065
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780671661540
Lccn
69014484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Sylvester and the magic pebble, by William Steig
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00005065
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780671661540
Lccn
69014484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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