Uroshima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite stories (English)
by Florence Sekade (Author); YoshioHayashi (Illustration)
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.
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.
These traditional tales, although entertaining, also provide kids with an inclusive introduction to Japanese culture.
Ages 4-12; 48 Pages; Hardback (9.10 x 9.30 x 0.40 inch)