The Empty Pot
The Empty Pot
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The Empty Pot

Written and illustrated by Demi
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4 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
21
Words per page
630L
Lexile measure
Mar 15, 1990
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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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Book Details

ISBN
9780805012170
Publication Date
March 15, 1990
Publisher
Henry Holt and Co (BYR)
Page Count
32
Words Per Page
21
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
89039062
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
65861379
Lexile® Level
630L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~O
ATOS® Book Level
3.8
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
36544
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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