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Kintaro's Adventures & Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories
by Florence Sakade and Yoshio Hayashi




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Experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime with this multicultural children's book.

This Japanese children's book welcomes readers to a fantastic world populated by singing turtles, boys who wrestle wolves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.

Drawn from Japanese folklore passed down from generation to generation, the six enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become future favorites.

Included in this multicultural children's book are some of Japan's best-loved stories:

  • The Rolling Rice Cakes
  • How to Fool a Cat
  • The Princess and the Herdboy
  • Saburo the Eel-Catcher
  • The Singing Turtle
  • Kintaro's Adventures
These traditional tales, although entertaining, also provide kids with an excellent introduction to Japanese culture. Kintaro's Adventures And Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories is the answer to anyone searching for traditional Japanese books for children to add to their home library.

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Overview

Experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime with this multicultural children's book.

This Japanese children's book welcomes readers to a fantastic world populated by singing turtles, boys who wrestle wolves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.

Drawn from Japanese folklore passed down from generation to generation, the six enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become future favorites.

Included in this multicultural children's book are some of Japan's best-loved stories:

  • The Rolling Rice Cakes
  • How to Fool a Cat
  • The Princess and the Herdboy
  • Saburo the Eel-Catcher
  • The Singing Turtle
  • Kintaro's Adventures
These traditional tales, although entertaining, also provide kids with an excellent introduction to Japanese culture. Kintaro's Adventures And Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories is the answer to anyone searching for traditional Japanese books for children to add to their home library.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804850568
  • ISBN-10: 0804850569
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publish Date: April 2018
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds


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