Folk Tales from Japan: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales for Children
Florence Sakade, illustrated by Yoshio Hayashi

Hardback (B501) | Aug 2020 | Tuttle Publishing | 9784805314722 | 80pp | 279x215mm | GEN | AUD$24.99

Age range 5 + 

From singing turtles and flying farmers to a weeping dragon and rice bags that replenish themselves, readers of all ages will find engaging characters and moments of magic in these beloved Japanese folk tales.

Stories include:

  • The Magic Mortar — a tale that explains why the sea is salty
  • How to Fool a Cat — a funny story about a clever woodworker
  • The Rolling Mochi Cakes — good food, a beautiful song and a lesson on the benefits of sharing with others
  • The Dragon's Tears — a sweet tale about first impressions, kindness and inclusivity