A traditional folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. When a traveller comes to town he claims to be able to make a wonderful soup from only water and a stone. But he still needs a few ingredients... Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles. Also available as an ebook with narration in British English (on tablets that support audio).