A mythical story about the origins of chessperhaps the best childs introduction to chess ever! Beautiful and funny illustrations, learn to play chess with the characters of the story. Enter a world of talking birds and hardworking bugsbut a rotten apple lurks in the barrel! The king of this world has no thought for his kingdom and has plundered it to its depths. From this despair two clever children escape into a secret land and discover a world created by insects. Here everything is fertile and well-ordered, the creatures play a special game that stops them fighting and helps them garden. Can the children take the order they have found and rescue their kingdom? This interactive book helps children learn the chess moves and rules. There are puzzles to solve and an ultimate chess game to follow as part of the story.