Publication Date: August 4, 2020
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Ages 5 to 10, Grades K to 5
"Filled with now-familiar favorites, along with lesser known yet equally delightful tales, this enduring collection presents stories to enchant and enlighten young readers." — School Library Journal
From singing turtles and flying farmers to a weeping dragon and rice bags that replenish themselves, readers of all ages will find engaging characters and moments of magic in these beloved Japanese folk tales.
The stories in this collection include:The Magic Mortar—A tale that explains why the sea is saltyHow to Fool a Cat—A funny story about a clever woodworkerThe Rolling Mochi Cakes—Good food, a beautiful song and a lesson on the benefits of sharing with othersThe Dragon's Tears—A sweet tale about first impressions, kindness and inclusivity
Broken up into 16 folk tales, this book will become a go-to for bedtime and storytime. Kids (and adults!) will have the opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture in a fun, accessible way.
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