Japanese Fairy Tales

Japanese Fairy Tales

by Yei Theodora Ozaki (Compiler)
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Overview

Japanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

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.

Retold for an international audience, these beautifully illustrated stories provide children with an insight into the traditional culture, morals and environment of Japan.

Japanese children's stories include:

  • "Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach"
  • "The Jellyfish and the Monkey"
  • "The Mirror of Matsuyama"
  • "The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child"
  • "The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa"
  • And many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406843538
Publisher: Echo Library
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Yei Theodora Ozaki was an early 20th century translator of Japanese.

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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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