Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book One
Compiled by Florence Sakade, Illustrated by Yoshisuke Kurosake
Playful goblins with long noses, magic tea kettles and a delightfully brave hero who just happens to be one inch tall--these are some of the wonderful characters you'll meet in this collection of the 20 best-loved Japanese children's stories. Drawn from folklore and passed down for generations, these classic tales speak of the virtues of hard work, humility, kindness and good humor.
"Once upon a time . . ." has never sounded so inviting. In this edition commemorating the 50th anniversary of this popular book, each story has been lovingly revised and reset, and all the sparkling illustrations appear in color for the very first time. With so many enchanting stories to choose from, young readers will have a delightful time deciding which is their very favorite.
This classic book has had 51 reprints and sold over 175,000 copies since it was first released in 1953.
Hardcover: 112 pp