Tales of Japan

Tales of Japan

: Traditional stories of monsters and magic

by illustrations by Kotaro Chiba
23rd April, 2019

£17.85 £18.99 Save 6% | Hardback


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

Details & Specs

Author: Kotaro Chiba

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781452174464

Publication Date: 23rd April, 2019

Pages: 167

Dimensions: 236 x 196 x 23 mm

Notes: illustrations (colour)

Availability: No longer available

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