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Stone Soup

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  • Posted October 8, 2010

    Highly Recommended!

    This book is a great example of sharing! In the back there is a recipe to make your own Stone Soup! Also, I am an elementary education major and used this for storytelling via felt board. Pieces were easy to make and the story was loved by all children! Fantastic book!!

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  • Posted November 18, 2008

    Stone Soup

    This version of Stone Soup can relate to anyone. Unlike the previous version of Stone Soup by Marcia Brown, this tale does not mention soldiers or a war, therefore allowing it to pertain to anyone at anytime. It is a tale about two hungry travelers who come to a town and ask everyone if they have any food they can spare. Everyone replies with a solid, "no". However, the clever travelers come up with a 'magic' trick. They tell the whole town that they can make a magic soup out of stones, but they will need help from the townspeople. In the end, the travelers trick the into bringing delicious ingredients, and they end up with an enormous pot of delicious soup, that the whole town can share.<BR/>I think this a great book for kindergarten children through fourth grade to listen to or read. It shows what good can come from sharing and working together. I also recently used this book in a second grade social studies class as an example of common good, and the students loved it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2005

    Perfect for Story Time

    Two travelors come to a village to work their magic. In the beginning, noone will share. In the end, the happy villagers are waving goodbye to the travelors. Where are they off to? To another village to work some more magic !!! Couple this book with the song written and performed by the author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2003

    Stone Soup for first graders

    I read this book to my first grade class as an introduction to a nutrition unit. Not only was it an excellent introduction but a rewarding lesson in sharing as well.

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