9780804850728

Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804850728

  • ISBN10:

    0804850720

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-04-24
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub

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Summary

With this multicultural children's book, your whole family can experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time.

Welcome to a fantastic world populated by lonely dragons, adventuresome boys, magical elves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.

Drawn from folklore passed down from generation to generation, the ten enchanting stories collected in this Japanese book for children have been lovingly retold just for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated in full color and packed with thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and valuable lessons, they're sure to become story time favorites — and serve as an introduction to Japan and its culture.

Included are some of Japan's best-loved stories:
  • Urashima Taro
  • The Fairy Crane
  • The Dragon's Tears
  • The Sandal-Seller
  • The Robe of Feathers
  • The Old Man with a Wen
  • The Flying Farmer
  • The Magic Mortar
  • The Biggest in the World
  • Why the Red Elf Cried
Readers of any age will find much to love and return to time & again in Urashima Taro & Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories.These traditional tales, although entertaining, provide kids with an inclusive introduction to Japan and its culture, and is the answer to anyone searching for entertaining Japanese books for children to add to their home library.

Author Biography

Florence Sakade was an experienced editor and author of numerous books about Japan, including Tuttle Publishing's Peach Boy and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Little One-Inch and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, and Kintaro's Adventures and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories.

Illustrator

Yoshio Hayashi
was one of Japan's most noted illustrators of children's books. He also illustrated Tuttle's Kintaro's Adventures and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories.

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