Title: The Story About Ping
Author: Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
Illustrator: Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 1977
Genre: Fiction
Audience: Gr. 2

Overview: The story of a little duck, named Ping, goes on a wild ride in the Yangtze River after being late to his boat. This book is a smooth read and has wonderful illustrations with bright colors and great action.

Activity: Let children draw their own version of Ping using water-colors or pastels.

Reviewer’s Name: Chris O’Donavan