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One Grain of Rice

One Grain of Rice

by Demi Illustrated by Demi

Long ago in India, there lived a raja who believed that he was wise and fair. But every year he kept nearly all the people's rice for himself. Then a village girl named Rani devises a clever plan, using the surprising power of doubling to win more than one billion grains of rice from the raja.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
830L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

About the Author and Illustrator

Demi Charlotte Dumaresq Hunt, known as Demi, has created more than 130 books for children, many of which are adaptations of Chinese folktales. Her work also includes concept and puzzle books, picture-book biographies, fables, and novelty board books.
Demi Charlotte Dumaresq Hunt, known as Demi, has created more than 130 books for children, many of which are adaptations of Chinese folktales. Her work also includes concept and puzzle books, picture-book biographies, fables, and novelty board books.

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