Front cover image for Sylvester and the magic pebble

Sylvester and the magic pebble

William Steig (Author, Illustrator), Windmill Books (Publisher), Simon and Schuster, Inc (Publisher), Affiliated Lithographers (Printer), Edition Book Bindery (Binder)
In a moment of fright Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then can not hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again
Print Book, English, 1969
Windmill Books : Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, 1969
Book jackets
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
9780525623007, 9780590757409, 9780200718639, 9780671665111, 9780671665128, 9780671662691, 9780671661540, 9781416902065, 9780758700773, 9781416918578, 0525623000, 0590757407, 0200718630, 0671665111, 067166512X, 0671662694, 067166154X, 1416902066, 0758700776, 1416918574
William Steig (November 14, 1907 - October 3, 2003) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, and, in his later life, an illustrator and writer of children's books. Best known for the picture books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island, and Doctor De Soto, he was also the creator of Shrek!, which inspired the film series of the same name. He was the U.S. nominee for both of the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Awards, as a children's book illustrator in 1982 and a writer in 1988
Art techniques used: Pen and black ink drawings with watercolor
"Bound by Edition Book Bindery, New Jersey"--Title page verso
"Manufactured in the United States of America"--Title page verso