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Japanese Tales

Patrick Healy

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 21 stories from the famous collection

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Patrick Healy, the Australian writer with an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures, has travelled around the world, talked with people in different places, and collected around half thousand myths, legends, and folktales and their several alternative versions. This book is the eighth volume of his work, 21 Japanese Tales, retold with his own opinion and approach to them.

Patrick Healy has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over twenty-five years as a high school teacher. He has travelled extensively throughout Asia and speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently.

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Narrated by Denise Kahn

Duration: 7h 17min 47 sec

Formats: m4b (363.5MB) and mp3 (631.8MB)

Audiobook sample


Edition Details

Retold by Patrick Healy

Narrated by Denise Kahn (audiobook edition)

Language: English

Series: 417 World Children Stories, vol. 8

Edition: 2nd (Revised) 2018

Cover (illustration): © Happypictures, Adobe Stock

Music: Traditional Japanese Music by Eric Taylor Music

Imprint: Stergiou Limited

Copyright 2013-2018 Patrick Healy

Subject Code: (JUV012040) Juvenile Fiction: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations, (JUV012020) Juvenile Fiction: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General, (JUV012000) Juvenile Fiction: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies

Regional Subject: Japan

Thema: JBGB - Folklore, myths & legends

Audience: Juvenile (Child 0-12)

Age Range: 04 - 12

Grade Range: K - 06

SKU: 9781912315338

ePub ISBN: 978-1-912315-33-8

Audiobook ISBN (retailers): 978-1-912315-31-4

Audiobook ISBN (libraries): 978-1-912315-32-1

On Sale Date: 4 June 2018

Distribution rights: Worldwide

Publisher: Stergiou Limited

Major distributors: Stergiou Limited, Ingram, Author's Republic

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About the Author

Patrick HealyPatrick Healy is an Australian writer who has an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over twenty-five years as a high school teacher. Patrick has travelled extensively throughout Asia and spoke both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently.

Prior work: 417 World Children Stories • Arabian Nights
• Czech Tales • Filipino Tales • Grimm's Fairy Tales (book 1book 2book 1& 2) • Indian Tales

Table of Contents

1. My Lord Bag of Rice
2. The Tongue-cut Sparrow
3. The Story of Urashima Taro, the Fisher Lad
4. The Farmer and the Badger
5. The Adventures of Kintaro, The Golden Boy
6. Hase-hime
7. The Story of the Man Who Did not Wish to Die
8. The Bamboo-cutter and the Moon-child
9. The Mirror of Matsuyama
10. The Goblin of Adachigahara
11. The Wise Monkey and the Boar
12. The Happy Hunter and the Skillful Fisherman
13. The Story of the Old Man Who Made Withered Trees Flower
14. The Jellyfish and the Monkey
15. The Quarrel of the Monkey and the Crab
16. The White Hare and the Crocodiles
17. Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach
18. The Story of Prince Yamato Take
19. The Ogre of Rashomon
20. How an Old Man Lost his Cyst
21. The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa

eBook Edition

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United States: 2.99 USD

United Kingdom: 1.99 GBP

Canada: 3.99 CAD

European Union: 2.99 EUR

Australia (GST Exclusive): 3.99 AUD

United States - Agency: 2.99 USD

United Kingdom - Agency: 1.99 GBP

Canada - Agency: 2.99 CAD

Europe - Agency: 2.99 EUR

Australia - Agency: 2.99 AUD

Audiobook Edition 

Market pricing: 9.99 USD