A cherished classic is brought to life with the audio stylings of renowned actor James Earl Jones.
Sylvester can’t believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steig’s glowing pictures, this winner of the Caldecott Medal is beloved by children everywhere.
This package includes a paperback book along with a CD of this modern classic read by legendary actor James Earl Jones.
William Steig (1907–2003) received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble and received countless honors and awards for his children’s books, which are loved by readers young and old. Born in New York City, he spent much of his life in Massachusetts before his death in 2003.
James Earl Jones is a beloved and award-winning actor who has achieved success in television, film, and theater. From voicing Darth Vader to The Lion King’s Mufasa, his vocal talent is widely known and appreciated. Recipient of everything from Tonys and Emmys to the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, he most recently starred in the Broadway production of Driving Miss Daisy. He lives in Pawling, New York.