Author(s): Marjorie Flack
The Story About Pingcovers the concepts Family and Problem Solving. This classic children s book was first published in 1933 and is still as delightful and relevant as ever. Ping s owner takes him and his siblings to the river for dinner. When it s 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 family s dinner. Finally Ping is set free, and when he sees his master s boat, the last thing he fears is a spanking he s just thankful to be home!"
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.