Stone Soup: An Old Tale

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Stone Soup (Aladdin Picture Books) 

Paperback – August 1, 1997

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.

Clever soldiers outwit greedy townspeople with the creation of a special soup in this cherished classic, a Caldecott Honor book.

First published in 1947, this picture book classic has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. This story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast, is based on an old French tale.

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Product details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Series: Aladdin Picture Books
  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Aladdin; Reprint edition (August 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0689711034
  • ISBN-13: 978-0689711039
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.2 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 ounces