Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco

Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco

Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco

today’s children storybook summary is

Ginger and Petunia

by Patricia Polacco

Storyline: Ginger is an accomplished pianist and teacher, with a great love for clothes. Her fashion style is very sophisticated and she often says “you are what you wear”. She also has a pig pet, called Petunia, to whom she dedicates all her love and attention. One day, Ginger has to attend an out of town musical event, on a short notice. It is the first time that she must leave Petunia alone. Continue reading “Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco” »

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

today’s children storybook summary is

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

by William Steig

Storyline: One day, Sylvester Duncan, a donkey youngster, finds an unusual looking pebble, small and red, that he takes it to add it to his collection. While studying it, he discovers that the pebble has magic powers, precisely that it fulfills any wish as long as you hold it. Excited, he runs home to tell his parents. But on his way home, just about Strawberry Hill, he meets a hungry lion and because he panics and cannot think clear, he wishes he was a rock (so the lion won’t see him and eat him). And so, his wish comes true. Continue reading “Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig” »