The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round

by Wendy Wan-Long Shang (Author) Lorian Tu (Illustrator)

The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Sing along to this delicious twist on The Wheels on the Bus and celebrate the food, laughter, and love of a multigenerational family meal!

* "Artfully brings an authentic expression of family love...an utterly charming [twist] to a familiar tune." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The rice in the pot goes round and round,

Round and round, round and round,

The rice in the pot goes round and round

At the table where my family gathers round...

At the table where this family gathers, they share food, laughter, and, most of all, love. Readers of all ages are sure to delight in this joyful, expressive sing-along, slurping noodles, squishing tofu, and tapping chopsticks as they sing along to this familiar tune.

Rhythmic text from The Great Wall of Lucy Wu author and Asian/Pacific American Library Association Award winner Wendy Wan-Long Shang, and vibrant, playful illustrations from artist Lorian Tu bring this heartwarming, mouth-watering story to life. Informative back matter includes a food glossary and etiquette guidelines that are sure to delight and engage young readers.


Kirkus Reviews

Starred Review
An utterly charming Asian twist to a familiar tune.

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Wendy Wan-Long Shang
Wendy Wan-Long Shang is the author of The Great Wall of Lucy Wu, which was awarded the Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature; The Way Home Looks Now, an Amelia Bloomer Project List selection and a CCBC Choices List selection; The Secret Battle of Evan Pao, which received multiple starred reviews; Sydney Taylor Honor Book This Is Just a Test, which she cowrote with Madelyn Rosenberg; and Not Your All-American Girl, a Tablet Magazine Best Children's Book, also cowritten with Madelyn Rosenberg. She lives with her family in the suburbs of Washington, DC.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781338621198
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Orchard Books
Publication date
June 20, 2021
Series
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BISAC categories
JUV013030 - Juvenile Fiction | Family | Multigenerational
JUV011020 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - Asian American
JUV050000 - Juvenile Fiction | Cooking & Food
JUV074000 - Juvenile Fiction | Diversity & Multicultural
Library of Congress categories
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