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King's Chessboard

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  • The King's Chessboard (Puffin Books) – Trade paperback (1993)
    by David Birch

    The King's Chessboard

    Trade paperback, Puffin Books
    1993
    English
    32 pages

    ISBN: 0140548807
    ISBN-13: 9780140548808

    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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