A Treasury of Japanese Folk Tales

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A Treasury of Japanese Folk Tales: Bilingual English and Japanese Edition

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Author  Yuri Yasuda
Publisher  Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date   September 10, 2010
ISBN  4805310790
Pages  112

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A Treasury of Japanese Folktales, presented in both English and Japanese, contains 12 of the best Japanese folk and fairy tales, told to generation after generation of Japanese children. These charming tales of rich imagination carry us, on turtle-back, to the splendors of the underwater palace of the dragon princess, to the beautiful hills where Kintaro plays with his animal friends, and to a temple where we discover a "tea kettle" that is really a cunning badger in disguise.

Executed with great skill and imagination, the 98 color illustrations bring to life the charming characters of these heart-warming tales of old Japan.

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