Ella May and the Wishing Stone

By Cary Fagan; Genevieve Cote (Illustrator)
(Tundra Books (NY), Hardcover, 9781770492257, 32pp.)

Publication Date: August 9, 2011

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Description

One day, Ella May finds a stone that has a line going all-all-all the way around it. Surely a stone this special must grant wishes, she decides. Soon she is busy making wishes and bragging about them. When her friends want to share the fun, Ella May objects. But she soon learns that keeping the stone for herself is a sure way to lose friends. By using her imagination – much more powerful than any stone – she is able to grant everybody’s wishes, including her own.

Cary Fagan’s witty and sharply observed story will delight young readers who are beginning to explore the pleasures and challenges of sharing and friendship.




About the Author
Cary Fagan is an award-winning children s author whose work includes the Kaspar Snit novels, bestsellers in his native Canada. He lives with his family in Toronto. To learn more, please visit www.caryfagan.com.

Genevieve Cote has illustrated several books over the years, such as The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson, Wishes by Jean Little, Ella May and the Wishing Stone, by Cary Fagan, The Little Word Catcher by Danielle Simard, and many more. She has also written, in both english and french, a few stories of her own: Mr. King s Things, Without You, Me and You, What Elephant? and With You always, Little Monday . Her editorial art has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, l Actualite and other such publications. She has won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award in 2005, the General Governor s Award for Illustration in 2007, and the Marilyn Baillie Award in 2012. She lives in Montreal, Quebec. genevievecoteillustration.com
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