The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

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."

The Empty Pot

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of the empty pot, a traditional Chinese folk tale.

The Empty Pot

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of the empty pot, a traditional Chinese folk tale. In it, the hero of the story learns that it is better to be honest than to cheat, and that honesty will bring real rewards.

Ng Prim Ame 4 Reader 2

The Emperor gives a seed to each gardener in the village, telling the gardeners that the person who grows the most beautiful plant will become the next Emperor.

Ng Prim Ame 4 Reader 2

The Emperor gives a seed to each gardener in the village, telling the gardeners that the person who grows the most beautiful plant will become the next Emperor. Young Cheng cares for his seed, but no plant grows. How can Cheng win the contest?

Our World Bre 4 the Empty Potrdr

The Emperor gives a seed to each gardener in the village, telling the gardeners that the person who grows the most beautiful plant will become the next Emperor.

Our World Bre 4 the Empty Potrdr

The Emperor gives a seed to each gardener in the village, telling the gardeners that the person who grows the most beautiful plant will become the next Emperor. Young Cheng cares for his seed, but no plant grows. How can Cheng win the contest?

The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot Ladybird Readers Level 1

The emperor is old, and wants to choose a new emperor. He gives seeds to lots of boys. Who will grow a plant and be the new emperor?

The Empty Pot   Ladybird Readers Level 1

The emperor is old, and wants to choose a new emperor. He gives seeds to lots of boys. Who will grow a plant and be the new emperor?

The Empty Pot

The Empty Pot


The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

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.

The Empty Pot

Great primary grades reading.

The Empty Pot

Great primary grades reading.

The Empty Pot Activity Book Ladybird Readers Level 1

"This Activity Book accompanies the Reader. It provides practice of key language structures and vocabulary while developing a range of skills"--Back cover.

The Empty Pot Activity Book   Ladybird Readers Level 1

The emperor is old, and wants to choose a newemperor. He gives seeds to lots of boys. Who will grow a plant and be the new emperor? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. The Empty Pot Activity Book, a Level 1 Activity Book, is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Starters exams. The activities encourage children to practice short sentences containing a maximum of two clauses, using the present tense and some simple adjectives.

Why Women Protest

Despite the state of siege , the empty pot idea caught on like a prairie fire . Women organized marches throughout Chile . They began to bang on pots and pans from the privacy of their own homes ; in Santiago , the cacerolas sounded ...

Why Women Protest

Publisher Description

The Empty Pot

Ming is a young Chinese boy who, like the emperor, loves to grow beautiful flowers.

The Empty Pot

Ming is a young Chinese boy who, like the emperor, loves to grow beautiful flowers. Ming's grandfather, near his death and in constant communication with the "Dead Ancestors," is Ming's greatest teacher; he sees Ming's skills as the foundation for the philosophy of a great leader. When the emperor puts out a decree involving growing seeds in an effort to find a successor to his throne, Ming must use all the skills his grandfather taught him to bring the emperor the most beautiful flower in all the land.

BK742 the Empty Pot Big Book

BK742 the Empty Pot Big Book


Children s Book Corner

Title THE EMPTY POT Author/Illustrator Demi Publisher Holt Copyright Date 1990 Ages 6 and up Read-Aloud Time 8-10 minutes Read-Aloud Sessions 1 ... Note: Have seeds, small pots, and planting medium available for the Follow-up activity.

Children s Book Corner

Presents instructions for creating a read-aloud program for grades three and four.

The Shady Tree

A beautiful companion to Demi's classic The Empty Pot. In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share.

The Shady Tree

A beautiful companion to Demi's classic The Empty Pot. In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share. Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but even with his new-found wealth, Ping is true to his generous nature—there is room for everyone. Simply told and beautifully illustrated, The Shady Tree is sure to become a classic.

Teaching Geography Through Literature

TEACHER'S GUIDE UNIT 1 : The Empty Pot by Demi Demi . The Empty Pot . New York : Henry Holt and Company , 1990 . ( ISBN # 0-8050-1217-6 ) Description This is a story about a young Chinese boy's struggle to meet the emperor's challenge ...

Teaching Geography Through Literature

Reinforces the National Geography Standards while making abstract concepts more meaningful. Heightens students' awareness of cultures, regions, and physical features of the world. Note: Novels are not included.