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One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale - Demi
One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale
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Artwork inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings - including a four-page gatefold - is "visually striking." - Publishers Weekly. "While there are other versions of this folktale available, none match Demi's for authenticity, illustrative grandeur, and textual clarity." - School Library... show more
Artwork inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings - including a four-page gatefold - is "visually striking." - Publishers Weekly. "While there are other versions of this folktale available, none match Demi's for authenticity, illustrative grandeur, and textual clarity." - School Library Journal, starred review
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780590939980 (059093998X)
ASIN: 059093998X
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 One Grain of Rice by Demi
Genre: Math / India / Folktale / Royalty Year Published: 1997 Year Read: 2011 Publisher: Scholastic Press I have read many books by world-renowned children’s book author, Demi, but I have not gotten around to reviewing any of Demi’s books yet. “One Grain of Rice” is the first book by Demi tha...
The Reading Corner
The Reading Corner rated it
5.0
One Grain of Rice is a visually amazing book which tells the story of a young girl who, by way of some brilliant math, solves the famine in her village one grain of rice at a time. I would use this book in my classroom during a discussion about doubling, multiplication, or to strike interest in my s...
Ama's Picture Books
Ama's Picture Books rated it
3.0 One Grain of Rice
by Demi This story is great for showing the power of exponents. However, it contains the whitest Indian people ever.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
Ugh! I hate Math! A Mathematical Folktale? Double ugh! Numbers and their dull precision don't belong in the magical world of storybooks! Well, you learn something new every day! This is a completely delightful and distinctly UN-boring tale that pits the greed of a raja against the wits of a vi...
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