Kintaro's Adventures & Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories
ISBN: 0804850569
EAN13: 9780804850568
Language: English
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Kintaro's Adventures & Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

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Book Overview
Experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime with this multicultural children's book. This Japanese children's book welcomes readers to a fantastic world populated by singing turtles, boys who wrestle wolves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan. Drawn from Japanese folklore passed down from generation to generation, the six enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become future favorites. Included in this multicultural children's book are some of Japan's best-loved stories: The Rolling Rice Cakes How to Fool a Cat The Princess and the Herdboy Saburo the Eel-Catcher The Singing Turtle Kintaro's Adventures These traditional tales, although entertaining, also provide kids with an excellent introduction to Japanese culture. Kintaro's Adventures And Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories is the answer to anyone searching for traditional Japanese books for children to add to their home library.