Tales of Japan : Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic



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Author: Chronicle Books, Chiba, Kotaro


Published on 23 April 2019 by CHRONICLE BOOKS in the United States.

Hardback | 176 pages
234 x 200 x 23 | 722g

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.

Striking illustrations by contemporary Japanese artist Kotaro Chiba Special gift edition features an embossed, textured case with metallic gold ink, and a satin ribbon page markerFans of Celtic Tales, Ghostly Tales, and Japanese Notebooks will love this book. This book is ideal for: Fans of fairytales, folklore, or ghost stories Anyone interested in Japans history and culture People of Japanese heritage Collectors of illustrated classics