The King's Chessboard (Paperback)

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The King's Chessboard (Paperback)

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“Masterfully told.”—School Library Journal 

A great story for children learning mathematical concepts, The King’s Chessboard tells the story of a wise man who refuses the king’s reward for completing a favor. When the king insists the man accept a reward, the man proposes a deal: He will take a payment of rice equal to each square on the king’s chessboard—doubling the amount he receives with each day. This quickly empties out the royal coffers. . . .  

A Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies and Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children
Product Details ISBN: 9780140548808
ISBN-10: 0140548807
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 1993
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Picture Puffin Books