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Tales of Japan

Tales of Japan

Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic


By Chronicle Books, Illustrated by Kotaro Chiba


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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

More Details

Size: 7 1/2 x 9 in;
Pages: 176 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: April 2019
ISBN: 9781452174464
Kotaro Chiba is an illustrator living in Niigata, Japan.

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