Story About Ping (Core Concepts)
Staying true to text and illustrations, this charming book provides enhanced graphics which make the story more vibrant and colorful. Part of the Penguin Core Concepts series developed to support literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet the CCS. 32 pgs. pb.~ Deanne
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 hidesonly 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 spankinghes just thankful to be home!
Ping is a little duck living with his 50+ relatives on a boat on the Yangtze River. Every day the ducks leave the boat to swim and hunt for food, and at night the master calls them all back. Ping is always careful not to be the last duck back up the little bridge into the boat, for the last duck always gets a spank upon the back. One day Ping gets careless, and too afraid to take his punishment, he decides to hide instead of joining his family on the boat.