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The Rajah's rice : a Mathematical folktale from India

Author: David Barry; Donna Perrone
Publisher: New York : Scientific American Books for Young Readers, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Zandra, the official bather of the Rajah's elephants, saves them from serious illness, she exacts from the Rajah a reward more costly than he realizes.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Barry; Donna Perrone
ISBN: 0716765683 9780716765684 9780153565885 0153565888
OCLC Number: 30548079
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Responsibility: adapted by David Barry ; illustrated by Donna Perrone.

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Can Chandra get all the rice her village needs - or is her price foolish, as the Rajah and her neighbours think? Exotic India is the setting for this tale of compassionate trickery and mathematics.  Read more...

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