Parents' Guide to

The Runaway Wok

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Magic wok changes lives in fun Lunar New Year tale.

Asian child chases a wok filled with food

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There's a nice lesson here about looking out for others to be sure they have what they need before taking far more than you need for yourself. With a healthy dose of magic and absolutely stunning illustrations, THE RUNAWAY WOK also reminds readers to trust their intuition and value their community. This is a fun and delightful read, but the son being called "chubby" intertwines his selfish attitude with his body shape and detracts from the story.

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