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The empty pot

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Ping (Demi) volume 1.
H. Holt,
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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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Grouped Work ID 3a382434-f16a-570f-be25-d6b80b7e03e8
full_title empty pot
author demi
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-03 04:22:55AM

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display_description When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.
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publishDate 1990
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subject_facet Folklore -- China
title_display The empty pot
title_full The empty pot / story and pictures by Demi
title_short The empty pot
topic_facet Folklore