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The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack (1933)
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0448421658, Mass Market Paperback)The tale of a little duck alone on the Yangtze River, The Story About Ping is a sweet and funny book with wonderfully rich and colorful illustrations. On a day like any other, Ping sets off from the boat he calls home with his comically large family in search of "pleasant things to eat." On this particular day, he is accidentally left behind when the boat leaves. Undaunted, the little duck heads out onto the Yangtze in search of his family, only to find new friends and adventures--and a bit of peril--around every bend.
The exceptional illustrations bring the lush Yangtze to life, from Ping's family to the trained fishing birds he finds himself among to the faithfully rendered boats and fishermen. Certainly intended to be read aloud, The Story About Ping deserves a place on every young reader's (or listener's) shelf. (Picture book)
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:35 -0400)
A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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