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The King's Chessboard
by David Birch


Overview - 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?  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140548808
  • ISBN-10: 0140548807
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: July 1993
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 0-3
  • Dimensions: 10.5 x 8.47 x 0.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31 pounds

Series: Picture Puffin Books

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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Values & Virtues
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Royalty

 
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