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The Story about Ping (Penguin Core Concepts)by Marjorie Flack
Synopses & Reviews
The Story About Ping covers the concepts Family and Problem Solving.
This classic childrens book was first published in 1933 and is still as delightful and relevant as ever. Pings owner takes him and his siblings to the river for dinner. When its time to go, Ping is the last duck in the water and, as such, will receive a spanking. To avoid punishment, he hides—only to be captured the next morning by a young boy for his familys dinner. Finally Ping is set free, and when he sees his masters boat, the last thing he fears is a spanking—hes just thankful to be home!
About the Author
Marjorie Flack was an award-winning author and illustrator best known for The Story About Ping. She was born in Greenport, Long Island, New York, in 1897 and died in 1958.
Kurt Wiese was an award-winning German illustrator. He wrote and illustrated 20 of his own books, and then illustrated another 300 books for other authors.
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