Includes bibliographical references (page 187-189) and index. Contains retellings of over forty folktales from rural Japan, including stories of animals, village people, priests and apprentices, strange happenings, yamanbas, and supernatural creatures, and features a brief history of Japan, as well asgames, recipes, and a glossary.
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From one of Japan's most popular and respected storytellers, more than 40 traditional Japanese stories--animal tales, tales of supernatural beings, stories about village characters and priests and their apprentices, and more.
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
November 30, 2007
World folklore series
xxvi, 196 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm.
Stallings, Fran. ; Wright, Harold, 1931- ; Sakurai, Miki, 1933-
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- Teacher Librarian, 04/01/08
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