Peach Boy

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Bantam Books, Jan 1, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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A magical boy springs from a peach in answer to a lonely couple's wish for a son. But can the boy and his animal friends save the people from wicked oni monsters? In this traditional Japanese folktale, an entire village depends on young Momotaro--the Peach Boy.

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User Review  - rjones34 - LibraryThing

Summary: "Peach Boy" is about a old couple in Japan who longed for a son to look after and protect them. One day, the old woman was washing clothes in the river when she came upon a huge, beautiful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott_Nilson - LibraryThing

In this classic Japanese folktale, an old man and woman wish for a child. The old woman is surprised to find a giant peach floating down the river one day. The woman takes the peach and when she gets ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
10
Section 3
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Hooks is the author of 52 books for children.

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