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The Empty Pot

Author(s): Demi

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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--but Ping's empty pot is best of all.

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"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"

Demi is the author and illustrator of many children's books, including F"irebird, Buddha, The Dalai Lama" and "The Dragon's Tale." Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she lives in Carnation, Washington.

General Fields

  • : 9780805049008
  • : Henry Holt & Company
  • : Henry Holt & Company
  • : 0.163
  • : August 1996
  • : 252mm X 253mm X 3mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Demi
  • : Paperback
  • : 996
  • : Demi
  • : English
  • : 398.2
  • : 32
  • : illustrations