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The runaway wok

Ying Chang Compestine

The runaway wok

a Chinese New Year tale

by Ying Chang Compestine

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Published by Dutton Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

On Chinese New Year"s Eve, a poor man who works for the richest businessman in Beijing sends his son to market to trade their last few eggs for a bag of rice, but instead he brings home an empty--but magic--wok that changes their fortunes forever. Includes information about Chinese New Year and a recipe for fried rice.

Edition Notes

Statementby Ying Chang Compestine ; illustrated by Sebastia Serra
ContributionsSerra, Sebastià, 1966- ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C73615 Ru 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438081M
ISBN 109780525420682
LC Control Number2010013473
OCLC/WorldCa535490633

My third graders had really ejnoyed a cross-curricular unit on Gingerbread Men stories, so I was tickled to find a "runaway wok" story. I almost didn't purchase this book, however, because of two strongly negative reviews that complained of a class-war message/5(28).   The Runaway Wok is a book about a magical wok who helps a poor family in Beijing to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The poor family wants to bring in the New Year by celebrating with their friends and family, inviting them over for a feast, and sharing their fortunes and toys with them. One day, the mother sends her young son to the market to /5().

  When a boy goes to the market to buy food and comes home with an old wok instead, his parents wonder what they'll eat for dinner. But then the wok rolls out of the poor family's house with a skippity-hoppity-ho! and returns from the rich man's home with a feast in tow! With spirited text and lively illustrations, this story reminds readers about the importance /5(9). The Runaway Wok. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. When a boy goes to the market to buy food and comes home with an old wok instead, his parents wonder what they'll eat for dinner. But then the wok rolls out of the poor family's house with a skippity-hoppity-ho! and returns from the rich man's home with a feast in tow.

  2 Lessons I Learned From Runaway Wok Last week I wrapped up another cycle of Iowa Goldfinch Award nominees with students in grades K Due to Valentine's Day on Friday, snow day on Monday, and other typical crazy-busy schedule obligations, I am now finally able to blog about last week's amazing book and two unforgettable lessons I learned. Get this from a library! The runaway wok: a Chinese New Year tale. [Ying Chang Compestine; Sebastià Serra] -- On Chinese New Year's Eve, a poor man who works for the richest businessman in Beijing sends his son to market to trade their last few eggs for a bag of rice, but instead he brings home an empty--but.


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The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale - Kindle edition by Compestine, Ying Chang, Serra, Sebastia. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Runaway Wok: A /5(41).

A poor Chinese family gets a magical wok, which comes to life and begins a Robin Hood-like quest to help the whole town. A "high-spirited original folktale."—Booklist Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. Although The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine is adapated from a Danish folktale, the setting, illustrations and food are all distinctly Chinese.

This book tells the tale of a magical wok that takes food and gifts from an ungrateful, wealthy family, and shares it with a poor family in the village, who then generously give the gifts away to neighbors. On Chinese New Year's Eve, a poor man who works for the richest businessman in Beijing sends his son to market to trade their last few eggs for a bag of rice, but instead he brings home an empty — but magic — wok that changes their fortunes forever.

My third graders had really ejnoyed a cross-curricular unit on Gingerbread Men stories, so I was tickled to find a "runaway wok" story. I almost didn't purchase this book, however, because of two strongly negative reviews that complained of a class-war message.

I thought that this, in fact, might lend itself to a good class discussion of values/5(27). The Runaway Wok (A Chinese New Year Tale) - Reading Comprehension Worksheet. This file is a comprehension sheet to go along with the book, THE RUNAWAY WOK (A CHINESE NEW YEAR TALE) by Ying Chang Compestine.

There is a place for the student to describe and illustrate their favorite part and list the author and illustrator. There are three short.

The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale Ying Chang Compestine, illus. by Sebastià Serra, Dutton, $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The wok tricks the wife into stuffing it with dumplings, rice cakes and more.

Filled to the brim, it skips back to the Zhang family. Serra's bright, jam-packed visuals zip after the wok as it flits through cluttered markets and detailed Beijing streets. The wok makes two more trips, each time singing its catchy tune/5(2). About The Runaway Wok.

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A rusty wok that's missing a handle rolls into the life of the Zhang family in China one day and their young son, Ming, who has been sent to market, decides to trade his eggs for it. You see he hears the wok sing to him and he realizes it has magical powers. The Zhang family is very poor and does not have much food or toys for their Chinese New Year celebration.

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