"Lions and ogres and wizards abound in these enchanting magical favorites."01 January 200558 mins
Part of the Scholastic Video Collection, "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble... and More Magical Tales" brings 4 classic fantastical storybook-tales to life on the screen. 1- Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (By William Steig, Adapted from the Caldecott Honor Book, Narrated by John Lithgow) 2- Possum Magic (Written and Narrated by Mem Fox, Illustrated by Julie Vivas, with music by Yothu Yindi) 3- Princess Furball (By Charlotte Huck, Illustrated by Anita Lobel) 4- The Wizard (By Jack Kent)
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