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. . . .
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Published by Puffin Books Jul 01, 1993| 32 Pages| 8-7/16 x 10-1/2| Baby-3| ISBN 9780140548808