Drawn from folklore passed down from generation to generation, the ten enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become story time favorites. Included are some of Japan's best-loved stories: "The Spider Weaver"; "Little One-Inch"; "The Badger and the Magic Fan"; "Mr. Lucky Straw"; "Why the Jellyfish Has No Bones"; "The Old Man Who Made Trees Blossom"; "The Crab and the Monkey"; "The Ogre and the Rooster"; "The Rabbit Who Crossed the Sea"; and "The Grateful Statues".
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(229mm x 229mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Florence Sakade
Florence Sakade was an experienced editor and author of numerous books about Japan, including Tuttle Publishing's Kintaro's Adventures and Other Japanese Children's Stories, Peach Boy and Other Japanese Children's Stories, and Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Stories. Yoshisuke Kurosaki was one of Japan's most noted illustrators of children's books. He also illustrated Peach Boy and Other Japanese Children's Stories.