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The Story about Ping (1933)

by Marjorie Flack

Other authors: Kurt Wiese (Illustrator)

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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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Ping is a young duck on the Yangtze River. He travels by boat with his 42 cousins and other relatives. When he fears getting a spanking for being the last duck on board, he has an adventure when a young boy grabs him and the boy's mom threatens to cook him for dinner, ( )
  Hunley | Dec 3, 2020 |
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. -- Scholastic, Inc.
  EKiddieKollege | Aug 14, 2020 |
First published in 1933, Ping is a colorfully illustrated story about a domesticated Chinese duck lost on the Yangtze River.
  riselibrary_CSUC | Jul 24, 2020 |
The Story of Ping is a Chinese story by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese about how a young and beautiful duck named Ping gets lost in the Yangtze River after he tries to avoid punishment of being late. 1993
  riselibrary_CSUC | Jul 5, 2020 |
The art in this is very basic, but it was nonetheless one of my favourites as a kid. I can't look at Chinese runner ducks to this day without thinking of Ping. There's a group of them at the Melbourne Zoo and they please me WAY too much! ( )
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
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Once upon a time there was a beautiful young duck named Ping.
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A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he avoided boarding his master's houseboat one evening.
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