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The Magic Pot

(2007)
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The Magic Pot is a folktale from China about a hardworking woodcutter and his wife.





The story, retold by Pleasant DeSpain, describes how the poor woodcutter stumbles upon a magic pot lying by the side of the road. It's a beautiful pot that could be useful for the woodcutter so he places his axe inside the pot and then straps it on his back to take home from the forest.

When he arrives home, his wife discovers that the magic pot can duplicate anything placed inside it and they become overwhelmed with joy over their good fortune. This magical Chinese folktale will teach readers the importance of caring and sharing. Award-winning author, Pleasant DeSpain is well known for his colorful retelling of folktales from around the globe while preserving the drama, wisdom, and integrity of the story.

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Hardback Editions

June 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Magic Pot (Story Cove: a World of Stories)
Author(s): Pleasant Despain
ISBN: 1-4352-0783-1 / 978-1-4352-0783-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2007-06-28
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Magic Pot (Story Cove)
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
ISBN: 0-87483-827-4 / 978-0-87483-827-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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Audio Editions

April 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Magic Pot
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon   


April 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Magic Pot
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Magic Pot
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2007 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Magic Pot (Story Cove)
Author(s): Pleasant DeSpain
Publisher: August House
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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