Stone Soup

Illustrated by Marcia Brown
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About The Book

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.

About The Author

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 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (August 1997)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689711039
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD480L

Awards and Honors

  • Caldecott Honor Book
  • ALA Notable Children's Books

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