The Adventure of Momotaro, the Peach Boy

The Adventure of Momotaro, the Peach Boy


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Perhaps the most beloved of all Japanese folk tales is the story of Momotaro, the boy born from a peach. Momotaro's expedition to the Land of the Demons, accompanied by his faithful companions, the Dog, the Monkey, and the Pheasant, is filled with fun and excitement for all young readers.

One of five of the best-loved stories from Kodansha's Children's Classics series, printed in a smaller format with the original Japanese beside the English translation - and all with the same delightful illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568365282
Publisher: Kodansha USA
Publication date: 06/21/2013
Series: Kodansha's Children's Bilingual Classics , #2
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 437,549
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

RALPH F. McCARTHY is a writer, lyricist, and translator from Michigan and California. Among his translations are another collection of stories by Osamu Dazai, Self Portaits, and 69 by Ryu Murakami.

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