In the folktale One Grain of Rice by Demi a rajah who thinks himself very wise and fair uses the hungry people and their rice to feed himself year after year. Then a young village girl named Rani creates a clever plan to use an interesting power of doubling to win a lot of rice from the rajah.
August 28, 2019
Cumulative tales and rhymes illustrate growing patterns, typically an increase or decrease by one on each page. As the growing pattern is revealed through the story, children get excited because they can figure out "what comes next."