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
Fans of Celtic Tales, Ghostly Tales, and Japanese Notebooks will love this book.
This book is ideal for:
Fans of fairytales, folklore, or ghost stories
Anyone interested in Japan’s history and culture
People of Japanese heritage
Collectors of illustrated classics