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The brave little boy who sailed to the Capital in a teacup and fought a demon with a needle to win the love of a Lady is a Japanese cousin to Tom Thumb.

Synopsis:

These are classic Japanese fairy tales, retold in a lively rhyming style with accompanying classic illustrations to appeal to both children and adults. The charming stories revolve around the timeless themes of love, bravery, and faithfulness.

Urashima and the Kingdom Beneath the Sea is the story of a young fisherman who discovers a magical kingdom and of what happens when he finally returns to earth.

The Inch-high Samurai, a Japanese cross between Tom Thumb and The Beauty and the Beast, is the story of a tiny but brave warrior who vanquishes monsters and wins the love of a beautiful woman.

About the Author

RALPH F. McCARTHY is a writer, lyricist, and translator from Michigan and California. Among his translations are another collection of stories by Osamu Dazai, Self Portaits, and 69 by Ryu Murakami.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784770021014
Retold:
Kasamatsu, Shiro
Author:
McCarthy, Ralph F.
Illustrator:
Kasamatsu, Shiro
Author:
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Author:
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Author:
h F. McCarthy
Author:
Kasamatsu, Shiro
Author:
Ralph
Author:
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Author:
F. McCarthy
Author:
McCarthy, Ralph F.
Publisher:
Kodansha
Location:
Tokyo
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Literature/English | Mythology
Subject:
Literature/English | Mythology and Folklore
Subject:
Literature/English | Mythology & Folklore
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
Small-format ed.
Series:
Kodansha bilingual children's classics
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color throughout
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
5 x 7.1 x 0.3 in 0.381 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 48 pages Kodansha International (JPN) - English 9784770021014 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , These are classic Japanese fairy tales, retold in a lively rhyming style with accompanying classic illustrations to appeal to both children and adults. The charming stories revolve around the timeless themes of love, bravery, and faithfulness.

Urashima and the Kingdom Beneath the Sea is the story of a young fisherman who discovers a magical kingdom and of what happens when he finally returns to earth.

The Inch-high Samurai, a Japanese cross between Tom Thumb and The Beauty and the Beast, is the story of a tiny but brave warrior who vanquishes monsters and wins the love of a beautiful woman.

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