A Grain of Rice by Helena Clare Pittman

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A clever, cheerful, hard-working farmer's son wins the hand of a Chinese princess by outwitting her father the Emperor, who treasures his daughter more than all the rice in China.
 

About Helena Clare Pittman

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Pittman is an author an illustrator who has written and illustrated several books for children.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Learning Links. 23 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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But the emperor's daughter pines for him, and when Pong Lo develops a medicine that saves her life, the emperor promises him anything he wishes--except his daughter.

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In 15th-century China, a humble farmer outwits the Emperor--and wins his daughter's hand--with an ingenious request. Ages 7-11. (May)

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In 15th-century China, a humble farmer outwits the Emperor--and wins his daughter's hand--with an ingenious request.

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