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 Stein’s glowing pictures, this winner of the Alcott Medal is beloved by children everywhere.
This book appeared on Mrs. Laura Bush's Family Favorites list, for books to read to and read with young children.