Stone Soup



First published in 1947, this classic picture book has remained one of Marcia Brown s most popular and enduring books The 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. Free Read eBook Stone Soup by Marcia Brown – e17streets4all.co.ukStone Soup

Marcia Brown has won the Caldecott Medal three times, the only person to do so until David Wiesner in 2007 She is also the winner of the 1977 Regina Medal, a six time recipent of the Caldecott Honor, and the winner of the 1992 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her lifetime body of work in children s literature.Brown continued to paint in her studio in California, focusing on Chinese art instead of c Marcia Brown has won the Caldecott Medal three times, the only person to do so until David Wiesner in 2007 She is also the winner of the 1977 Regina Medal, a six time recipent of the Caldecott Honor, and the winner of the 1992 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her lifetime body of work in children s literature.Brown continued to paint in her studio in California, focusing on Chinese art instead of children s literature until her death in 2015

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  • Paperback
  • 48 pages
  • Stone Soup
  • Marcia Brown
  • English
  • 27 February 2017
  • 0689878362

10 thoughts on “Stone Soup

  1. says:

    As someone who generally likes and actually much prefers lushly coloured and hued illustrations, I was not expecting to enjoy Marcia Brown s version of the European folktale of Stone Soup as much as I have The illustrations really are wonderful attention to detail, captured movement, realistic facial expressions , and the simple combination of white, black, grey and orange shades works surprisingly well Athan succesful marriage of text and image and if an author s note had been included As someone who generally likes and actually much prefers lushly coloured and hued illustrations, I was not expecting to enjoy Marcia Brown s version of the European folktale of Stone Soup as much as I have The illustrations really are wonderful attention to detail, captured movement, realistic facial expressions , and the simple combination of white, black, grey and orange shades works surprisingly well Athan succesful marriage of text and image and if an author s note had been included, my now four star rating would most definitely have been moved to five stars the mere fact that Marcia Brown s Stone Soup, that this 1948 Caldecott Honour book is still in current print, that alone already speaks volumes The illustrations notwithstanding, I am also pleasantly surp...

  2. says:

    Three soldiers are returning from war, hungry and very tired They see a small village in the distance and seek to approach its inhabitants for some food and lodging The villagers learn of this ahead of time and stow away anything that might be useful for the soldiers Upon arriving in town, the soldiers discover that none of the households is hospitable and there is nothing to share The soldiers concoct a plan to have a fire built and a large soup pot placed at the town square There, they be Three soldiers are returning from war, hungry and very tired They see a small village in the distance and ...

  3. says:

    Another book I can remember reading when I was very young A classic that teaches that greed can sometimes leave you with nothing, if you will not share should this be yet another book on the to read list for politicians

  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Ha ha This seemed like a political fable to me It was a town full of selfish capitalists When three hungry soldiers go passing through, these wonderful townspeople hide ALL OF THEIR FOOD and refuse to share one single morsel I mean, come on, how much can 3 soldiers eat The soldiers trick the townspeople into adding a little bit of this and a little bit of that into the stone soup such that the people even...

  5. says:

    Stone Soup is a Caldecott Honor Book by Marcia Brown and it is about how three soldiers help a French village know the true meaning of giving when they tell them about the mysterious stone soup Stone Soup is a cute story about the importance of being generous towards others, but some children might not like the slow pace of the story.Marcia Brown has done a great job at illustrating this book as the images are mainly displayed in red, grey, white and black colors as most of her books have m Stone Soup is a Caldecott Honor Book by Marcia Brown and it is about how three soldiers help a French village know the true meaning of giving when they tell them about the mysterious stone soup Stone Soup is a cute story about the importance of being generous towards others, but some children might not like the slow pace of the story.Marcia Brown has done a great job at illustrating this book as the images are mainly displayed in red, grey, white and black co...

  6. says:

    My five year old enjoyed this as much as I remember enjoying it

  7. says:

    Three soldiers use their wits to feed their hungry stomachs.This book is very clever The illustrations are made up of only black, white, and red They appear to be popping off the pages There are some important lessons taught in this book Children learn that being clever and using your brain to solve a problem is greatly rewarded The value of sharing and giving to others in need are also expressed in this story Overall, children will learn that when they give to others and share, like the t Three soldiers use their wits to feed their hungry stomachs.This book is very clever The illustrations are made up of only black, white, and red They appear to be popping off the pages There are some important lessons...

  8. says:

    I remember reading this book when I was very young and thinking how clever the soldiers were, and how utterly idiotic the villagers were to not realize they were being tricked This story is still fun to read as an adult, and I enjoyed the pictures with new appreciation that gives hints to place and time that I hadn t realized before Maybe there s a history lesson in here too Either way, there s a lothere than meets the e...

  9. says:

    I am tickled by the fact that one story could be told in so many variations and all of them stand apart to be their own charming tale The illustrations displayed the mood of the scenes very well The townspeople had reason to fear the soldiers The soldiers had to come up with a clever way to convince the people they weren t there to harm them This book has a great lesson on sharing and how muchwonderful something could be by doing so Everyone coming together to add what little they had I am tickled by the fact that one story could be told in so many variations and all of them stand apart to be their own charming tale The illustrations displayed the mood of the scenes very well The townspeople had reason t...

  10. says:

    Marcia Brown version features three hungry soldiers returning from war as the stone soup makers and the villagers are at first afraid that the soldiers will take all their food so they hide it The soldiers instead use a m...

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