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The Pearls and the Pie: Miklan Tells a Tale

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 11



Appeared in

Cricket & Company Magazine Vol 1, Num 9, June 1975 & Cricket Magazine Vol 2, Num 9, May 1975

Story Summary

Miklan the street urchin offers to trade Bardash the baker a story for a pie. As Bardash becomes more and more engrossed in the story Miklan keeps asking for food and drink to keep his strength up. By the end of the story Bardash is out far more than a pie.