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Stone Soup
Contributor(s): Brown, Marcia (Author), Brown, Marcia (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689711034     ISBN-13: 9780689711039
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 1997

Annotation: The perennial favorite, read to a generation of children by Captain Kangaroo, the story of three soldiers who manage to cook up a fine soup by cajoling thenecessary ingredients from a village of wary French peasants. Caldecott HonorBook; ALA Notable Children's Book. Three-color illustrations.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - Europe
Dewey: E
LCCN: 86010964
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 550 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Aladdin Picture Books
Physical Information: 0.3" H x 7.5" W x 9.8" (0.30 lbs) 48 pages
- Theometrics - Secular
- Cultural Region - French
- Catalog Heading - Classics
- Curriculum Strand - Language Arts
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Booklist 06/01/1996 pg. 1726
Publishers Weekly 12/26/1986
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5491
Reading Level: 3.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
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.

Contributor Bio(s): Brown, Marcia: - Marcia Brown, one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.
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