The empty pot

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Series:
Ping (Demi) volume 1.
Publisher:
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Pub. Date:
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Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
630L
Description

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy

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

The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom. "Whoever can show me their best in a year's time," he proclaimed, "shall succeed me to the throne!"

Ping plants his seed and tends it every day. But month after month passes, and nothing grows. When spring comes, Ping must go to the Emperor with nothing but an empty pot.

Demi's exquisite art and beautifully simple text show how Ping's embarrassing failure is turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded.

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."

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ISBN:
9780805049008
9780805012170
9780613004978
9780805082272
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
630L
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Grouped Work ID 3a382434-f16a-570f-be25-d6b80b7e03e8
Grouping Title empty pot
Grouping Author demi
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-20 23:54:40PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 01:14:52AM

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series Ping
series_with_volume Ping|1
subject_facet Big books, China -- Folklore, Folklore -- China, Honesty -- Folklore, Oversize books -- Specimens
title_display The empty pot
title_full The empty pot / Demi, The empty pot / story and pictures by Demi, The empty pot [BIG BOOK] / Demi
title_short The empty pot
topic_facet Big books, Folklore, Honesty, Oversize books