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Grade Level: JK-Gr3
Producer: Weston Woods
Closed Captioned: Yes
Running Time: 11 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: Yes

Copyright Date:
Available in French: Yes

by William Steig 

A lonely pig named Pearl dawdles long enough in a field of dandelions to meet a bone who speaks to her. 

Narrated by John Lithgow. 


*This DVD comes on a compilation which includes SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE, THE AMAZING BONE, DOCTOR DE SOTO and BRAVE IRENE. DVD also includes bonus documentary excerpt, GETTING TO KNOW WILLIAM STEIG. DVD features easy-to-use menu, optional English subtitles and on-screen Learning Guides.


Book Awards:
 Caldecott Honor Book

Film Awards: 
  • CINE Golden Eagle;
  • Chris Bronze Plaque,
  • Film Council of Greater Columbus;
  • ALA Notable Children’s Film;
  • Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film & Video Festival;
  • Second Prize in the Children’s Category, Los Angeles International Film Festival


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