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The Story About Ping

The Story About Ping

by Marjorie Flack Illustrated by Kurt Wiese

Since 1933, The Story About Ping has captivated generations of readers. No one can deny the appeal of the book's hero, Ping, the spirited little duck who lives on a boat on the Yangtze River. Ping's misadventures one night while exploring the world around his home form the basis of this timeless classic, which is brought to life by Kurt Wiese's warm and poignant illustrations.

This is the classic story about Ping, a little duck, who finds adventure on the Yantze River. One evening he does not want to be the last one to board his master's houseboat. Readers will be anxious to see how his individuality shines through.

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Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Viking Books
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
Adventure, Classics

About the Author and Illustrator

Marjorie Flack
Kurt Wiese

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