The Wooden Treasure Trade Book (Paperback)

Written By & Illustrated by  Frédéric Marais
Critically Reviewed
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Written By & Illustrated by  Frédéric Marais
Critically Reviewed

Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career.

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Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career. Read Less Description

The Wooden Treasure Trade Book (Paperback)

Written By & Illustrated by  Frédéric Marais
Written By & Illustrated by  Frédéric Marais
Critically Reviewed
Critically Reviewed

Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career.

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Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career. Read Less Description
Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career.
  1. PaperBack
    Price $8.95
SKU WW-NL5688
ISBN 9781478870364
Series Reycraft Books
SKU WW-NL5688
ISBN 9781478870364
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 920L
Genre Historical Fiction
Language English
Theme Narrative Fiction
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Games
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Middle East
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / New Experience
Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Games
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Middle East
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / New Experience
Price $8.95
Author & Illustrator

Frédéric Marais

Frédéric Marais is a pupil of the abstract painter Vera Braun-Lengyel. Before becoming an author and illustrator, Marais studied graphic arts and art history and was the artistic director of an advertising agency.
Reviews

A beautifully illustrated story that is sure to pique the interest of and inspire many future chess players.

—School Library Journal Reviewer

Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career.

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Details:
SKU WW-NL5688
ISBN 9781478870364
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 920L
Genre Historical Fiction
Language English
Theme Narrative Fiction
Juvenile Fiction / S Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Games
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Middle East
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / New Experience
Full Description

Long ago, in a country far away, a mysterious stranger surprises a poor boy with an unusual gift: wooden chess pieces. With this unexpected treasure, the boy embarks on a world of adventure. What will he discover? This picture book is based on the true story of young Indian chess master Mir Malik Sultan Khan who thrilled the world with his masterful play during his brief competitive career.

Author & Illustrator

Frédéric Marais

Frédéric Marais is a pupil of the abstract painter Vera Braun-Lengyel. Before becoming an author and illustrator, Marais studied graphic arts and art history and was the artistic director of an advertising agency.
Reviews

A beautifully illustrated story that is sure to pique the interest of and inspire many future chess players.

—School Library Journal Reviewer

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