Synopses & Reviews
Ten favorite stories from Japan can be found in Little One-Inch and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, including the wonderful title story that follows Little One-Inch on his exciting adventures. Also included are such perennial favorites as "The Badger and the Magic Fan," "Why the Jellyfi sh Has No Bones" and "The Crab and the Monkey."
Florence Sakade was an experienced editor and author of numerous books about Japan, including Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories and Kintaro's Adventures and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories.
Ten favorite stories from Japan
About the Author
The books have a generous, easy-to-handle size and the text is produced in a large font. Charmingly decorated endpapers welcome readers. All of the artworkùconsisting of numerous full-page pictures and smaller detail illustrationsùis in color. The delicate paintings blend traditional images with touches of gentle humor. Incorporating straightforward language and clear dialogue, the retellings are accessible to youngsters and read aloud smoothly.School Library Journal