With brightly colored art and engaging characters, this retelling of the well-known Stone Soup story will captivate young readers.
Quill Soup by Alan Durant and Dale Blankenaar
Noko, the porcupine, is very hungry. On arriving at a village, he asks the other animals for some food and shelter. But, despite their full bellies, all the animals say they have nothing to spare. Never mind: he’ll just have to make do and cook a pot of soup from the quills off his back – a soup so tasty even the king likes it. Once the villagers hear of his plan they offer just enough ingredients to make a soup worthy of them all…
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