William Steig

Finalist for Children’s Books for Ages Up to 8 in the 2013 Audie Awards

The aural stylings of legendary actor James Earl Jones bring a beloved classic to life.

When Sylvester discovers a magic pebble that can grant wishes, he can’t believe his good fortune. However, Sylvester is startled into making a wish that has unintended repercussions when a lion jumps out at him as he returns home. Sylvester is eventually reunited with his devoted family after overcoming a number of challenges. This Caldecott Medal winner, which has beautiful illustrations by William Steig, is adored by young readers everywhere.

A paperback copy of this contemporary classic and a CD of James Earl Jones reading it are included in this set.