Tales of Japan

Tales of Japan : Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic

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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.

* 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 marker

Fans 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 Japan's history and culture
* People of Japanese heritage
* Collectors of illustrated classics
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 190 x 229 x 22.86mm | 725.75g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 18 full colour illustrations
  • 1452174466
  • 9781452174464
  • 58,987

About Chronicle Books

Kotaro Chiba is an illustrator living in Niigata, Japan.
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