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Foraging for Survival eE A recipe for stone soup tops it offhttpswwwpublishersweeklycom978 Response to Two Professional Reviews Both reviews seem to feel that this book has bold and colorful illustrations paired well with a story that teaches morals and has a happynding both of which I consider to be accurate The idea of sharing is clear and repeated throughout the story making it a good read for children I noticed in my reading that the town appeared uite diverse which is a point that one of the reviews brought up as well They ach mention that a recipe is included which adds fun and multimodal writing to the pieceEvaluation of Literary Elements The illustrations provide a beautiful And Detailed Vision Of The detailed vision of the and all of the bright COLORS REALLY MAKE THE BIG BLACK really make the big black stand out once they begin cooking The imagery describing the smells and sounds of the soup as the town gets involved make it feel ven like you are there Repetitive phrases such as I don t care I won t share There is no food and bring what you ve got put it in the pot make the book Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries especially appropriate for younger readers to be able to get involved in a read aloud Thending leaves readers feeling positive about the story as the pictures show ven the animals get a share of the soupConsideration of Instructional Application I thought one of the coolest parts of the book was the recipe included in the back and thought making stone soup in a classroom could be ducation in a few different ways Recipes could be looked at as a genre and students could talk about reading and writing recipes In actually making the stone soup all students could get involved by adding something to the soup If parents were able to get involved ach child could bring in something from the recipe and since one of the ingredients is sharing this would the recipe and since one of the ingredients is sharing this would a great way to really show the sharing aspect within your own classroom community I 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 nd but this one sort of pounded the idea home in an overly didactic manner which really distracted from the story for me I njoyed 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 arly daysAnyway I One Ticket To Texas enjoyed this retelling of the story The story is all about sharing andspecially in this retelling it s all about community In this safe little town where people were afraid of outsiders fears were overcome The townspeople Helpmate ended up sharing a good folklorefable that remindsveryone not just children of the importance of sharingbut also the idea that we can pretend we are too busy for Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronomy each other until th This 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 reallynjoyed about it is some of the illustrations specially 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 nd when the people have finished Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader eating There s also a recipe for Stone Soup at the back of the book which is cool despite an actual stone being included having little true appeal for me I also appreciate the author. 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 other vegetables and seasonings In this cumulative retelling of an ancient and widely circulated. Notveryone can turn a pot of plain water into a nourishing mealI thought the two main characters were clever men The mealI thought the two main characters were clever men The that they chose not to reveal anything about their backstories only made them intriguing to me It was Gypsy World: The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead 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 madeveryone irresistibly curious about what this meal is and why it s a little magicalThe message of this retelling was heavy handed and I m saying that as someone who really Bryozoan Evolution enjoyed the traditional story it was based on This sort of soup can onlyxist if its made with than just physical ingredients Spelling out what those things were wasn t necessary The plot itself made it very clear As much as I liked seeing how the author approached this topic I do think it would have been Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court: Formal and Informal Politics in the Caliphate of Al-Muqtadir (295-320/908-32) effective if she d allowed her audience to come to their own conclusions about the meaning of itWith that being said I didnjoy the multicultural take on this tale The original version Didn T Mention The t mention the of any of the characters involved Even if it had I always find it interesting to see how a familiar plot might unfold if it s transplanted from the culture that created it to an ntirely new home altogether Ms Forest did a good job of showing how the same twists could happen anywhereStone Soup should be read by anyone who njoys retellings of famous legends Title 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 nding with a celebration of veryone ating soup before the travelers head on their wayProfessional RecommendationReview 1 Horn Book Guide 4 K 3 series By

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to make a magical from a single stone two poor travelers induce the tightfisted inhabitants of a prosperous village to contribute all the ingredients for a delectable stew The illustrations present a multicultural and an attractive array of characters However with its repeated reminders about caring and sharing this is a rather didactic version of the familiar tale Recipe includedhttpwwwhornbookguidecomezaccessProfessional RecommendationReview 2 Publishers Weekly Forest and Gaber previously paired for The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies The Baker s Dozen revisit this oft told tale to demonstrate the pleasures of collaboration and mutual generosity Two hungry travelers denied food by the inhabitants of a mountain village publicly declare that they can make soup from a stone Only they need a carrot and a potato and a few ingredients to make it taste really good Everyone in the town contributes something pronounces the soup delicious and learns the magic behind it sharing Gaber s bold acrylic paintings mphasize the big black soup tureen and the brightly colored vegetable ingredients As ach member of the multiracial town speaks up to offer a contribution a speech bubble appears showing a picture of the offering Forest s jolly prose simmers with nergy Bring what you ve got Put it in the pot cry the travelers Flavorful and nutritious this classic tale is served up with a smil. Winner of Parents' Choice Award Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year Two hungry travelers arrive at a village Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food as has been the custom along their journey To their surprise villager after villager refuses to shareach 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. ,

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S note at the beginning that gives some background information about this perennial taleIt is a wonderful story about how selfishness turned into sharing and about how Autobiography and Other Writings each person making a small contribution can make something great I read thisdition for the Picture Books Club the June theme is culinary at the Children s Books group and I was happy to read a fourth version I would be interested in reading other versions too When 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 verything go furtherAlthough I have a nostalgic fondness for Marcia Brown s Stone Soup which is the version of this tale I read growing up this newer adaptation by Heather Forest is also very appealing Forest has chosen to remove her tale from any specific cultural or geographic setting the Brown retelling is from the French tradition but she shows respect for the folklore from which it comes mentioning the many variants of the tale to be found in European folklore The accompanying illustrations by Susan Gaber are colorful and appealing depicting a diverse community Although I did feel that the narrative was sometimes a little too didactic the reader doesn t need to be told that sharing is desirable the story demonstrates that on its own this was still an ngaging title I ve gone down a rabbit trail of finding stories that nticed 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 Has Always Remained With Me When This seating many has always remained with me when this comes mind Loved it My grandma had a copy I remember reading or hearing this story when I was a little kid I don t know which particular version I was xposed 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 thnicities 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 ntitled 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 Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript 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 brownyes is singled out for mention aren t we supposed to avoid describing people of colour with food adjectives The writing is a bit weak in places I m not a fan of the repetition and I can t stand it when characters pause their speech Will authors please stop writing like this Paused is not a dialogue tagI have a feeling there are better retellings of this story out there This one just didn t do it for me From the cover image and book description of Heather Forest s retelling of the Stone Soup folktale I was xpecting to really njoy 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 Infamous evocative accompanying illustrations I think that the narrative itself is than a bit too openly didactic Why is the magic ingredient of sharing spelled. Legend author Heather Forest shows us that whenach 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 plan. Stone Soup
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