Mysterious Tales of Japan

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Rafe Martin
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 74 pages
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Here is a collection of ten traditional tales that are haunting and evocative; ghostly and serene; tender, gentle, and mysterious. Each possesses an elegant beauty that unfolds in strange situations and heads toward inevitable conclusions that mirror the realities of our own lives.

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User Review  - larasimmons2 - LibraryThing

I had pulled this book off the library shelf when I was looking for more international and traditional fantasy books. The main theme of the book was to depict and show some of the variations of ... Read full review

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Another beautiful collection of tales by the internationally known award-winning author and storyteller Rafe Martin, and illustrated by Tatsuro Kiuchi. Inspired by Lafcadio Hearn's collections of ... Read full review


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Rafe Martin is the author of over 20 books and the recipient of three American Library Association Notable Book Awards, Four Parent's Choice Gold Awards, two Anne Izard Storyteller's Choice Awards, an American Folklore Society Aesop's Accolade Award, several American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists," an IRA Teacher's Choice Award and many other awards of Distinction. Rafe has a Master's degree in English literature from the University of Toronto.

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