L. Frank Baum Sandra Boyton Norman Bridwell Antony Brown Margaret Wise Brown Eric Carle Suzanne Collins Roald Dahl Julia Donaldson P.D. Eastman Rene Goscinny Jeff Kenney Annie Kubler Lois Lowry Mercer Mayer Sam McBratney David McKee Robert N. Munsch Mary Pope Osborn Dav Pilkey Barbara Park H.A. Ray J.K. Rowling Richard Scarry Maurice Sendak Dr. Seuss Shel Silverstein Espir Slovodkina Robert Luis Stevenson E.B. White Brian Wildsmith
Little One Inch and other Japanese stories (English)
by Florence Sakade and Yoshisuke Kurosaki
Welcome to a fantastic world populated by mischievous monkeys, a dragon king 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 children's book have been lovingly retold 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 Japanese culture.
Included are some of Japan's classic folktales:
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
The Grateful Statues