Name of Book: The Empty Pot
Year Published: 1990
Words and Pictures by: Demi
What is the main topic of the book?:
A beloved story about an honest school boy named Ping who loves flowers. The emperor is looking for a successor and asks all the girls and boys in the land to grow a plant from seeds provided by him and report back in one year. Whoever grows the most Ping faces a conundrum when NOTHING grows from his seed, despite his fervent care-taking. What is Ping to do? This book about honesty will warm your heart.
Strengths: A classic children's book with a great message!