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Indonesian Tales of Treasures and Brides (Asian Folktales Retold)
Synopses & Reviews
Indonesian Tales of Treasures and Brides offers an inspiring folktale about a poor man wooing a princess, a young man tricking a goddess, and two stepsisters, one spoiled, one diligent.
Kuniko Sugiura lived in Indonesia, where she collected folklore. She has written and edited several books on folktales and storytelling.
Koji Honda has a degree in sculpture and designs monuments and other installations.
These Asian folktales revive an oral tradition that will delight children ages 8 and up.
About the Author
B. 1943. After studying folktales through her travels, Sugiura has been researching how folktales are currently told and experienced. She has written and edited several Japanese-language books on folklore and storytelling, and is an active member of many related associations.
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