Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

by Florence Sakade (Author), Yoshio Hayashi (Illustrator)
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Full of beautiful, unique illustrations this multicultural childrens book is a collection of Japanese fairy tales and folk stories.

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 Japanese children's stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold just 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 children's tales:
  • 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

Book details

Publication date
July 31, 2012
Page count
Paper ISBN