Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic

Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic

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Illustrated | English,french
ISBN13: 9781452174464
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A goblin with no body and a monster with no face.
A resourceful samurai and a faithful daughter.
A spirit of the moon and a dragon king.

This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment. Drawn from the works of folklorists Lafcadio Hearn and Yei Theodora Ozaki, these tales are by turns terrifying, exhilarating, and poetic. Each story is brought to life with a striking illustration by contemporary Japanese artist Kotaro Chiba, and this special gift edition features an embossed, textured case with metallic gold ink, and a satin ribbon page marker. It will delight fans of fairytales and ghost stories, and captivate those interested in Japan's rich history and culture.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 176
Item Height 22 mm
Item Width 196 mm
Item Weight 723 Gram
Product Dimensions 196 x 22 x 236
Publisher Chronicle Books
Format Illustrated | 176

Kotaro Chiba is an illustrator living in Niigata, Japan.