In a retelling of the Stone Soup fable set in the West Indies, an old woman claims to have found a magic shell that can make kallaloo, a popular Caribbean soup.
Phillis Gershator has written many picture books for children, including When It Starts to Snow (Henry Holt), Listen, Listen (Barefoot Books), and Time for a Hug, Time for a Bath, and Time for a Trip (all Sterling). She lives with her husband and frequent coauthor, David, in Brooklyn, NY. For more information about Phillis, see phillisgershator.com. (Bio via Sterling Fall 2018 Catalog.)