DescriptionThree soldiers came marching down the road towards a French village. The peasants seeing them coming, suddenly became very busy, for soldiers are often hungry. So all the food was hidden under mattresses or in barns. There followed a battle of wits, with the soldiers equal to the occasion. Stone soup? Why, of course, they could make a wonderful soup of stone...but, of course, one must add a carrot or two...some meat...so it went.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
January 01, 1947
7.9 X 0.5 X 10.4 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Marcia Brown, one of the most honored illustrators in children's literature, is a three-time Caldecott Medalist and six-time Caldecott Honor illustrator, as well as winner of the Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award) for the body of her work. She lives in Laguna Hills, California.