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Tales from Japan
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date April 4, 2002
Pages 218
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780192751751
ISBN-10 0192751751
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $12.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
An addition to a mythology series features stories from the legendary past of Japan about gods and warriors, woodcutters and fishermen, wicked giants and beautiful princesses. Reprint. (view table of contents) description: Product Description: Full of magic and wonder, these are tales of wicked giants and fairy children, beautiful princesses and fearless warriors. This extraordinary collection of stories from Japan are lively retellings of legends and fairy tales that include the great story of the creation of the world and the tale of a magical coat that makes people invisible. Meet the Sea Spirit, the Moon God, the Emperor Kiyomori, Dragon Princess and many other magical characters. Here, too, are folktales of woodcutters and fisherman who enter strange, enchanted worlds. This delightful mix of stories joyfully evokes the beauty and culture of Japan: its people, its animals, and its landscape. (Reissue of Japanese Tales and Legends, 0-19-274140-3)

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Reprint edition from Oxford Univ Pr (April 4, 2002)
9780192751751 | details & prices | 218 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.25 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Includes accounts of the creation of earth and heaven, deeds of legendary Japanese warriors, and the romance of Princess Kaguya from the country of the moon.
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 25, 2008)
9781435265875 | details & prices | 218 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.42 lbs | List price $21.95
About: Full of magic and wonder, these are tales of wicked giants and fairy children, beautiful princesses and fearless warriors.

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