Japanese Fairy Book by Yei Theodora Ozaki

By Yei Theodora Ozaki

This compilation of twenty-one favourite fairy stories introduces the wealthy global of eastern delusion, a global of ghouls, goblins, and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses. In "My Lord Bag of Rice" goldfish dancers and carp musicians satisfaction the courageous warrior Hidesato; in "The reflect of Matsuyama" a lonely daughter endures her destiny with the aid of a "shining disc" given through her departed mom; "The Jellyfish and the Monkey" explains how that sea creature misplaced its bones; and the hero of "Momotaro," a story typical to each baby in Japan, is born from a peach that washes up on a riverbank. Settings and characters range from story to story however the impression of every tale during this quantity is the same—to shipping the reader, younger or previous, to mysterious shorelines, magical kingdoms, and legendary lands. The eastern Fairy Book is a wondrous creation to Japan's wealthy fable tradition.

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