The empty pot
(Book)

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Author:
Series:
Ping (Demi) volume 1.
Published:
New York : H. Holt, c1990.
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
31 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Lexile measure:
630L
Status:

1 copy on order.
La Farge Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
Main Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
Southside Childrens Picture Book has 2
398.2 Dem
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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La Farge Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
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Main Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
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Southside Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
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Southside Childrens Picture Book
398.2 Dem
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Format:
Book
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780805012170, 0805012176
Lexile measure:
630

Notes

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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APA Citation (style guide)

Demi. (1990). The empty pot. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Demi. 1990. The Empty Pot. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Demi, The Empty Pot. New York: H. Holt, 1990.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Demi. The Empty Pot. New York: H. Holt, 1990. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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