The Empty Pot

The Empty Pot

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A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 267 x 267 x 9.91mm | 454g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0805012176
  • 9780805012170
  • 867,288

Review quote

"When the Chinese Emperor announces an unusual test to choose an heir--the child who raises the best flowers from a seed given by the Emperor will be his successor--Ping, unaccountably, is unable to get his seed to sprout. . . . A lovely story, well told and most attractively presented." --Kirkus Reviews, pointer

"A beautifully crafted book that will be enjoyed as much for the richness of its illustrations as the simplicity of its story." --School Library Journal
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About "Demi"

Demi has adapted and illustrated many folktales for children, including The Donkey and the Rock, Liang and the Magic Paintbrush, and The Dragon's Tale. She lives in Carnation, Washington.
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Rating details

4,317 ratings
4.4 out of 5 stars
5 58% (2,496)
4 29% (1,245)
3 10% (443)
2 2% (80)
1 1% (53)
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