A Stone Sat Still


With a rhythmic, calming narrative about the stone and its place in the world— and the changing environment— A Stone Sat Still proves Brendan Wenzel’s mastery of the picture book form.

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The brilliant follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel!

A Stone Sat Still tells the story of a seemingly ordinary rock— but to the animals that use it, it is a resting place, a kitchen, a safe haven… even an entire world.

This is a gorgeous exploration of perspective, perception, and the passage of time, with an underlying environmental message that is timely and poignant.

• Filled with stunning illustrations in cut paper, pencil, collage, and paint
• Soothing rhythms invite reading aloud and bedtime snuggles
• Introduces concepts like color, size, function, and time in a way that is easily understandable and teachable for children

This modern children’s classic will enchant readers in preschool and kindergarten, as well as the adults who read with them.

Ages 3+




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