Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble description:

One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his own donkey self makes a story that is beautifully tender and perfectly joyful.

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble lesson plan & activities:

Papa, you saved me...

You taught me to read

Markus Zusak, The Book Thief