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By Yuri Yasuda (Author), Yumi Matsunari (Translator) and Yumi Yamaguchi (Translator)

Here, beautifully illustrated and presented in both English and Japanese, are 12 of the best Japanese folktales—shared with generation after generation of Japanese children. These stories are all richly illustrated, with 98 colour illustrations by two of Japan's foremost children's books illustrators. Executed with great skill and imagination, they bring to life the charming characters of these heartwarming tales of old Japan.

Japanese Myths, Legends & Folktales is accessible to both English and Japanese-speaking children, as well as to older language learners who wish to enhance their reading ability. This multicultural children's book will entertain, inspire, and educate in equal measure.

  • Each story is fully bilingual, accompanied by Japanese text (simple kanji with furigana pronunciations)
  • Tuttle Publishing
  • Hardcover, Jacketed
  • Date Published: 03/12/2019