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andlt;bandgt;Learn Japanese and enjoy folktales at the same time!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This bilingual edition of andlt;iandgt;A Treasury of Japanese Folktalesandlt;/iandgt;and#8212;presented in both English and Japaneseand#8212;contains 12 of the best Japanese legends and fairy tales, told to generation after generation of Japanese children. Originally written in English by Yuri Yasuda, based on her interpretations of traditional Japanese tales, these charming stories of rich imagination are now accompanied by Japanese text by Yumi Matsunari and Yumi Yamaguchi. The Japanese text includes basic andlt;iandgt;kanjiandlt;/iandgt; accompanied by andlt;iandgt;furiganaandlt;/iandgt; to help beginning learners to recognize and learn the characters.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Adventures 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.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Executed with great skill and imagination, the 98 color illustrations bring to life the charming characters of these heart-warming tales of old Japan, which include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Shitakiri Suzume, the Tongue-Cut Sparrowandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Kintaro, the Strong Boyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Kaguya Hime, the Luminous Princessandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Momotaro, the Peach Boyandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bunbuku Chagama, the Lucky Cauldronandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

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12 of the best Japanese folk and fairy tales told in both English and Japanese

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

andlt;iandgt;A Treasury of Japanese Folktalesandlt;/iandgt;, 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.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Executed with great skill and imagination, the 98 color illustrations bring to life the charming characters of these heart-warming tales of old Japan.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Yuri Yasudaandlt;/bandgt; was born in Tokyo and is a graduate of the English Department, International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo. Since childhood she has written stories for her own amusement, and she began to tell folk and fairy tales to her children as soon as they were able to understand the words.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805310793
Author:
Yasuda, Yuri
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Translator:
Matsunari, Yumi
Illustrator:
Sakakura, Yoshinobu
Author:
Yamaguchi
Author:
Matsunari, Yumi
Author:
Yamaguchi, Yumi
Author:
Yumi
Author:
Sakakura, Yoshinobu
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
multicultural childrens books; Japan; Japanese books for kids; Japanese books for children; folktales from Japan
Subject:
learn Japanese; Japanese legends; Japanese folktales; Japanese fables; Japanese tales; Japanese language learning; bilingual edition
Subject:
japanese children books; japanese books for children; japanese books for kids; japanese kids book; japanese stories; japanese story books; japanese stories for children; japanese childrens books bilingual; bilingual japanese books; japanese story books fo
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
English and Japanese text; color illus
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in
Age Level:
05-10

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12 of the best Japanese folk and fairy tales told in both English and Japanese
"Synopsis" by , 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.

"Synopsis" by , andlt;iandgt;A Treasury of Japanese Folktalesandlt;/iandgt;, 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.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;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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