Three Clever Thinkers Three Clever Thinkers What's the Plot? by Jeremy P. W. Heale
  

Three Clever Thinkers Three Clever Thinkers What's the Plot?

Written by Jeremy P. W. Heale
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Part of the Rainbow Reading What's the Plot? Series

Synopsis

Three Clever Thinkers Three Clever Thinkers What's the Plot? by Jeremy P. W. Heale

There are three short stories in this book: * 'Wise Hans' is a European folk tale, which describes what a man did with the money he earned. He bought and traded things until he had no money left at all. But he was happy! * 'Number one washerwoman' is a West African legend about a washerwoman who becomes the richest woman in her village. She cleverly takes advantage of the chief's wish to reward all his people. * 'The patient emperor' is a Chinese legend about a wise emperor who gets inspiration one day from watching a spider. What he learns from the spider helps him to defeat his enemies; he builds boats that can float across the water.

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Format

Paperback
24 pages

Author

Jeremy P. W. Heale
More books by Jeremy P. W. Heale

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication date

13th March 2009

ISBN

9780521745598


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