Folktales from the Japanese countryside (World Folklore) (#14301VX)

by Fujita, Hiroko

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Hardcover Libraries Unlimited, 2008
Price: USD 40.00
Description: xxvi, 196 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm.
Dewey: 398.2; Int Lvl: YA


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In addition to colorful stories, each title provides cultural and historical background information; photos, maps, and drawings; discussion and activity ideas; glossaries and traditional recipes, games, and more.

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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.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication Date: November 30, 2007
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Series: World folklore series
  • Dewey: 398.2
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: xxvi, 196 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm.
  • Tracings: Stallings, Fran. ; Wright, Harold, 1931- ; Sakurai, Miki, 1933-
  • ISBN-10: 1-59158-488-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-59158-488-9
  • LCCN: 2007-017727
  • Follett Number: 14301VX
  • Interest Level: YA

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