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Author Marais, Frédéric, 1965- author, illustrator.

Title The wooden treasure / Frédéric Marais.

Publication Info. New York : Reycraft Books, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  J PIC. BK MARAIS, F.    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  P MARAIS    Check Shelf
Edition First hardcover edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 33 cm
Note Originally published in French as Pousseur de bois.
Translation arranged through Syllables Agency, France.
"Inspired by the life of Mir Malik Sultan Khan (1905-1966), a gifted Indian chess player who learned to play as a boy and, during his short time playing internationally, was considered the strongest chess master from Asia."--Last page.
Summary "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?"--Inside front jacket flap.
Subject Chess -- Juvenile fiction.
Chess players -- India -- Juvenile fiction.
Chessmen -- Fiction.
Chess -- Tournaments -- Fiction.
Gifts -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Chess. (OCoLC)fst00853777
Chess players. (OCoLC)fst00853811
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre/Form Biographical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726537
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Picture books. (OCoLC)fst01726789
Biographical fiction.
Picture books.
ISBN 9781478870357
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