Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Hardback Book

Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Hardback


Welcome to a fantastic world populated by lonely dragons, adventuresome boys, magical elves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.

Drawn from folklore passed down from generation to generation, the ten enchanting stories collected in this Japanese book for children have been lovingly retold just for today's readers.

Vibrantly illustrated in full colour and packed with thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become story time favourites and serve as an introduction to Japan and its culture.

Included are some of Japan's best-loved stories: Urashima Taro The Fairy Crane The Dragon's Tears The Sandal-Seller The Robe of Feathers The Old Man with a Wen The Flying Farmer The Magic Mortar The Biggest in the World Why the Red Elf Cried.

Readers of any age will find much to love and return to time and again in Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's favourite Stories.These traditional tales, although entertaining, provide kids with a great introduction to Japan and its culture, and is the answer to anyone searching for traditional Japanese books for children to add to their home library.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48 pages, 40 full-colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Traditional
  • ISBN: 9780804850728

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