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Age 6+
Grade -4-PK

David Birch, Devis Grebu

The King's Chessboard

Paperback (Puffin Books July 1, 1993) , Reprint edition
“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
Series
Picture Puffin Books
ISBN
0140548807 / 9780140548808
Pages
32
Weight
1.6 oz.
Dimensions
8.4 x 0.1 in.

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