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The King's Chessboard

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 12 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description
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... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100140548807
ISBN-13978-0140548808
Publication Date07/01/1993
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About David Birch (Author) : David Birch is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of David Birch include The King's Chessboard (Picture Puffins).
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About Devis Grebu (Illustrator) : Devis Grebu is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Devis Grebu include The King's Chessboard (Picture Puffins), Follow That Fish (Bank Street Re... more
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