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The Resource King Matt the First, Janusz Korczak ; translated by Richard Lourie

King Matt the First, Janusz Korczak ; translated by Richard Lourie

Label
King Matt the First
Title
King Matt the First
Statement of responsibility
Janusz Korczak ; translated by Richard Lourie
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pol
  • eng
Summary
Little Matt becomes King Matt when he is just a young boy. He can barely even read or write and he certainly doesn't know anything about governing a country. But ruling turns out to be a much trickier business than Matt ever realised. Can the happiness of a nation depend on one small boy?
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
891.8536
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
8+
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Vintage classics
Summary expansion
`Children! I, Matt the First, appeal for your help in carrying out my reforms'Little Matt becomes King Matt when he is just a young boy. He can barely even read or write and he certainly doesn't know anything about governing a country. What should he do? What would you do?Ignoring his grown-up ministers, he builds the finest zoo in the world and decrees that children should be given chocolate every day. But ruling turns out to be a much trickier business than Matt ever realised.Can the happiness of a nation depend on one small boy? Well, let's find out.Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can discover the life story of the brave author and put your governing skills to the test.Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Target audience
juvenile
Label
King Matt the First, Janusz Korczak ; translated by Richard Lourie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Russian
  • This translation originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0024815668
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
433 pages
Isbn
9781784870539
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
King Matt the First, Janusz Korczak ; translated by Richard Lourie
Publication
Note
  • Translated from the Russian
  • This translation originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0024815668
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
433 pages
Isbn
9781784870539
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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