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Title Once upon a time in Japan [Kit (book, compact disc)] / translated by Roger Pulvers & Juliet Winters Carpenter ; illustrated by Manami Yamada, Tomonori Taniguchi, Nao Takabatake & Takumi Nishio.

Publication Info. Toyko : Tuttle Publishing, [2015]
©2015
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Kits Nonfiction  Kit 398.20952 ONC    DUE 11-25-20
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Description 120 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Published in cooperation with NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation.
Contents The wife who never eats -- The mill of the sea -- The monkey and the crabs -- The magical hood -- Sleepyhead Taro and the children -- The fox and the otter -- The gratitude of the crane -- The tale of the bamboo cutter.
Summary Bringing Japanese folk stories to the English-speaking world, this book presents eight stories from the popular NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation's popular radio seriesOnce Upon a Time in Japan. Each story is brilliantly illustrated by a talented Japanese artist. The tales recounted here are among Japan's oldest and most beloved stories. Entertaining and filled with subtle folk wisdom, these retold stories have been shared countless times in Japanese homes and schools for generations. Like good stories from every time and place, they never grow old. Kids (and their parents!) will enjoy hearing these stories read aloud on the accompanying CD.
Subject Folklore -- Japan -- Juvenile literature -- Kits.
Children's literature, Japanese -- Translations into English -- Juvenile literature -- Kits.
Genre Folk tales.
Kits.
Added Author Pulvers, Roger, 1944- translator.
Carpenter, Juliet Winters, translator.
Yamada, Manami, illustrator.
Taniguchi, Tomonori, illustrator.
Takabatake, Nao, illustrator.
Nishio, Takumi, illustrator.
Aotani, Yuko, narrator.
Nihon Hs Kykai.
ISBN 9784805313596
4805313595
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