King's Chessboard by David Birch
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King's Chessboard
By David Birch

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King's Chessboard by David Birch

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780785708322
ISBN-10: 0785708324
Format: Hardback
(272mm x 221mm x 10mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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