Synopses & Reviews
"Roth's collage illustrations, created with painted papers, glow in their simplicity and sunny gold palette." Kirkus Reviews
"Lovely and entertaining, and the tanuki, rarely known for repaying generosity in kind, certainly couldn't ask for a better ambassador." Bruno Navasky, New York Times Book Review
"Although both the story and the art are understated, the book has a strong and lasting message. School Library Journal
"The kindly priest enchants; the tanuki, with his sincere determination and long nose sporting such inquisitive whiskers, will win readers' hearts." Publishers Weekly
Tanuki's Gift: A Japanese Tale retold by Tim Myers, illus. By Robert Roth, tells of a badger who teaches a priest a lesson about friendship.