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Helena Clare Pittman

Biography

Helena Clare Pittman

HELENA CLARE PITTMAN is the author of numerous books for children, including the acclaimed A GRAIN OF RICE, THE SNOWMAN'S PATH, THE ANGEL TREE, and ONCE WHEN I WAS SCARED.
 
You can visit her at Helena Clare Pittman at helenaclarepittman.com.

Helena Clare Pittman

Books by Helena Clare Pittman

by Helena Clare Pittman - Children's 8-12, Fairy Tale, Fiction, Historical Fiction

When a humble farmer named Pong Lo asks for the hand of the Emperor’s beautiful daughter, the Emperor is enraged. Whoever heard of a peasant marrying a princess? But Pong Lo is wiser than the Emperor knows. And when he concocts a potion that saves the Princess’s life, the Emperor gladly offers him any reward he chooses --- except the Princess. Pong Lo makes a surprising request. He asks for a single grain of rice, doubled every day for one hundred days. The baffled Emperor obliges --- only to discover that if you’re as clever as Pong Lo, you can turn a single grain of rice into all the wealth and happiness in the world!