Synopses & Reviews
The Chinese emperor announces an unusual test to choose an heir--the child who raises the best flowers from a seed given by the emperor will be his successor. Ping, unaccountably, is unable to get his seed to sprout--but Ping's empty pot is best of all.
An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.
An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."
About the Author
Demi is the author and illustrator of many children's books, including Firebird, Buddha, The Dalai Lama and The Dragons Tale. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she lives in Carnation, Washington.