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The King's Chessboard (Picture Puffins)

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When the wise man refuses to accept a reward for his service to the king, the king insists and so the wise man asks for a payment of rice for each square of the king's chessboard--the amount to be doubled each day. Soon the royal granaries are almost empty--will the proud king concede that he has been outwitted? A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies and Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children. Full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140548808
ill.:
Grebu, Devis,
Author:
Grebu, Devis
Author:
Birch, David
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Royalty (kings queens princes princesses knights etc.)
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Science & Technology - Mathematics
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Pride and vanity
Subject:
Pride and vanity -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Concepts - Counting
Subject:
Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
Subject:
Kings and rulers
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Picture Puffins
Series Volume:
3049
Publication Date:
19930731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.50x8.47x.14 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
05-UP

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