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Y To their surprise villager after villager refuses to share each one closing the door with a bang As they sit to rest beside a well one of the travelers observes that if the townspeople have no food to share they must be in greater need than we are With that the travelers demonstrate their special recipe for a magical soup using a stone as a starter All they need is a carrot which a young girl volunteers Not to be outdone another villager contributes a potato and the soup grows as others bring corn celery and.

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Stone SoupBOOKS Stone Soup Author Heather Forest Winner of Parents' Choice Award Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year Two hungry travelers arrive at a village expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food as has been t Winner of Parents' Choice Award Bank Street College Best Children's books of the Year Two hungry travelers arrive at a village expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food as has been the custom along their journe.

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review ↠ Stone Soup ✓ ❮BOOKS❯ ⚣ Stone Soup Author Heather Forest – Winner of Parents' Choice Award Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year Two hungry travelers arrive at a village expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food as has been t Winner of Parents' Choice Award Bank Street CollOther vegetables and seasonings In this cumulative retelling of an ancient and widely circulated legend author Heather Forest shows us that when each person makes a small contribution the collective impact can be huge Susan Gaber's paintings portray the optimism and timelessness of a story that celebrates teamwork and generosity This story about community teaches readers the importance of sharing generosity and vegetablesAugust House Publishers offer an animated version of Stone Soup as well as free lesson plans.

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  • Manybooks

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupFrom the cover image and book description of Heather Forest's retelling of the Stone Soup folktale I was expecting to really enjoy this here picture book And while I do appreciate the story on so many levels and am in fact completely wowed by Susan Gaber's gorgeous and evocative accompanying illustrations I think that the narr

  • La Coccinelle

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupI remember reading or hearing this story when I was a little kid I don't know which particular version I was exposed to though it wouldn't have been this one it's too recent In any case there are probably better versions of the storyThis one takes place in a diverse but weirdly intolerant village There appear to be people of all ethnicities living together in harmony but they all share one prejudice against the poor When the travellers arrive in the village nobody wants to help although maybe the villagers just didn't like the rather judgmental tone of these two guys who seemed to think they were entitled to food They go around shouting Do you care Will you share The response is I don't care I won't share which may have to do with the perceived entitlement of the two travellers than any actual lackThe illustrations are just okay for me I don't know why the little black kid with his chocolate brown eyes is singled out for mention; aren't we supposed to avoid describing people of

  • Cori

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupI've gone down a rabbit trail of finding stories that enticed me and stuck with me as a kid This is one of them The sense of community and value one person can bring to a table seating many has always remained with me when this book comes to mind Loved it My grandma had a copy she kept in her book treasure chest

  • Abigail

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupWhen two hungry travelers find themselves in a prosperous looking mountain village they are surprised to discover that no one is willing to share any food with them Deciding that the residents need a lesson in the form of a communal meal the travelers set out to make that famous culinary creation known stone soup Soon villagers young and old are contributing the ingredients necessary for the soup learning along the way that sharing makes everything go furtherAlthough I have a nostalgic fondness for Marcia Brown's Stone Soup which

  • Lisa Vegan

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupThis is the fourth version of the tale Stone Soup that I’ve read I also gave four stars to the versions by Jon J Muth Marcia Brown and Ann McGovernWhat I liked less about this one is that the “magic ingredient” of sharing is spelled out than onceWhat I really enjoyed about it is some of the illustrations especially the two page spread with all the vegetables going into the pot and the illustration of the cat bird and dog partaking of the soup at the end when the people have finished eating There’s also a recipe for Stone Soup at the back of the book which is cool despite an actual stone being inclu

  • Oona

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone Soupa good folklorefable that reminds everyone not just children of the importance of sharingbut also the idea that we can pretend we are too busy for each other until the intrigue of a magical soul and everyone wants to participate it unfortunately demonstrates that humans only are interested in something special rather than being happy for the simplicity of beingit appears that human nature to move forward when someone needs something and will stay when there is to offer but i think in the religions it is reminding us that giving nothing is better than taking everything hence the symbolism of jesus that christians want to rub in our faces he died for our

  • Karol

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupI enjoyed this version of the famous story handed down in various forms for many generations I was surprised to learn from the author's note that the version I heard as a child apparently originated in Sweden An interesting fact and it made me wonder if that was part of the heritage of the state I grew up in uite a few Swedes settled in Michigan in its early daysAnyway I enjoyed this retelling of the story The story is all about sharing and especially in this retelling it's all about community In this safe little town where people were afraid of outsiders fears were overcome The townspeople ended up sharing with each other and with the two outsiders As a result the community was enlarged and strengthened The illustrations were beautifully done and added to the theme of a inclusive community by depicting uite a diverse group of townspeople Nicely done

  • Laura

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupI personally didn't like this version as much as others as it had a preachy tone Other versions I have read allow the moral to speak for itself or allow the reader to draw their own moral conclusion at the end but this one sort

  • Paige Patterson

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupTitle Stone SoupAuthor Heather ForestIllustrator Susan GaberGenre European folktaleThemes Folktales sharing cookingOpening linesentence There was once a comfortable little village nestled in the mountainsBrief Book Summary Stone Soup begins as two travelers come to a town tired and hungry and decide to knock on people’s doors and ask the locals for food After being repeatedly denied and told that nobody has food the travelers decide to make stone soup They get the attention of the town throw a stone in the soup and comment on how much better it would taste if they had ingredients At this point the townspeople begin to offer some of their food to add to the soup ending with a celebration of everyone eating soup before the travelers head on their wayProfessional RecommendationReview #1 Horn Book Guide 4 K 3 series By

  • Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews

    review ↠ Stone Soup Stone SoupNot everyone can turn a pot of plain water into a nourishing mealI thought the two main characters were clever men The fact that they chose not to reveal anything about their backstories only made them intriguing to me It was easy to imagine a few of the places they might have first learned how to create stone soup and why it’s something that can only be done after you’ve made everyone irresistibly curious about what this meal is and why it’s a little magicalThe message of this ret