The Empty Pot

The Empty Pot

eBook - 2007
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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.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 embarassing failure is turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded.
Publisher: 2007.
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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hansenfamily
Jul 05, 2017

Excellent story to teach honesty and bravery!

AL_TARINA Dec 18, 2016

A beautifully illustrated, simple Chinese tale of honesty and courage. A great read for children and adults alike.

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MJAshton
Sep 10, 2014

We love the story of Ping and his empty pot! Very good moral story to reinforce honesty and the importance of trying your best.

happyblueblue Aug 10, 2012

a great book, for kids and parents too! very nice drawings to admire. a good material to teach kids honesty, courage. I love it.

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Rachels_FYI
Jun 24, 2011

Recommend! Lovely story of a boy who tells the difficult truth and does the right thing, thus winning honor. Read it several times to my 4.5 and 6.5 year olds.

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