More Japanese Children's Favorite Stories
written by Florence Sakade
Tuttle Publishing Inc | ISBN 9784805312650
Hardback – 96 pages
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Instill a love of reading and books in your children with this delightful companion volume, More Japanese Children's Favorite Stories. This book, along with the original Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, have been in print for 60 years! In these sixteen entertaining stories, you'll meet a delicate princess, a flying farmer, and a dragon along with many other characters who will thrill, charm, and delight your children. Each story contains a shushin, or moral that will teach your child about respecting and helping others. Through imaginative, enchanting tales, More Japanese Children's Favorite Stories brings all the flavor and wonder of Japan to a new generation of English-speaking readers. This 60th Anniversary Tuttle edition is proof that good stories never wear out.
Florence Sakade, a pioneer of English-language publishing in Japan, has compiled so many enchanting stories that readers will have a difficult time deciding which is their favorite. The lively illustrations by Yoshio Hayashi are a visual treat that readers of all ages will enjoy! His dazzling watercolors bring to life the fascinating tales of magic mortar, rolling rice cakes, and red elves, among many others. They paint a wonderful portrait of the Japanese countryside, with its steep mountains and verdant hills. This treasure trove of Japanese stories shines on every page, and is sure to captivate your family as it has so many others over the years.