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grain of rice by Helena Clare Pittman

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Published by Hastings House, Distributed to the trade by Kampmann & Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • China


  • Fairy tales,
  • Rice -- Fiction,
  • China -- Fiction

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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.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Helena Clare Pittman.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.P714 Gr 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842732M
ISBN 100803827288, 0803892896
LC Control Number84004670

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