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 Japanese children's stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold just for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become story time favorites.
Included are some of Japan's best-loved children's tales:
The Fairy Crane
The Dragon's Tears
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
eBook Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories