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Caldecott Honor Book
ISBN: 978031256421632 Pages, Ages 5-8
Can Pearl, a pig, and her new friend, a small talking bone, outwit a band of robbers and a hungry fox?
The Amazing Bone is a 1976 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, a 1977 Caldecott Honor Book, and a 1977 Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards Honor Book for Picture Books.
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Praise for The Amazing Bone
“Pearl (a piglet) discovers a talking bone, which had fallen out of a witch's basket. . . . This is a tight mesh of witty storytelling and art, bound to please any audience.” —Booklist, Starred Review
“Steig's inspired language is a miraculous match for his pictures, lovely as well as funny.” —Publishers Weekly
“Another Steig tour de force.” —School Library Journal