Japanese Fairy Tales

Japanese Fairy Tales

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by Yei Theodora Ozaki
     
 

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The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales, a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses hide within these pages.
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Overview

The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales, a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses hide within these pages.
Included are such favorites as "Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach", "The Jellyfish and the Monkey", "The Mirror of Matsuyama" and "The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child", along with several lesser-known stories like "The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607788829
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
11/17/2010
Series:
Mobi Classics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
315,801
File size:
197 KB

Meet the Author

According to "A Biographical Sketch" by Mrs. Hugh Fraser, included in the introductory material to Warriors of old Japan and other stories, our translator Yei Theodora Ozaki came from an unusual background. She was the daughter of Baron Ozaki, one of the first Japanese men to study in the West and Bathia Catherine Morrison, daughter of William Morrison, one of their teachers.

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Japanese Fairy Tales 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Turns out that this book right here is just the darn cover. Nothing more, nothing less. That is the only reason I put this 0 stars. (They actualy made put one but I wanted to put 0.
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I love japan! I wish i could go.
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Kevin Falconett More than 1 year ago
bravo great
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