Tales of Japan Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic


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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. With striking illustrations by contemporary Japanese artist Kotaro Chiba, this special gift edition features an embossed, textured case with metallic gold ink, and a satin ribbon page marker.

  • 176 pages
  • 7.75" x 0.95" x 9.25"
  • Ages 12+