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Tanuki's Gift: A Japanese Tale

Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 27 Ratings and 11 Reviews

Book Description
In this Japanese tale, a priest befriends a badger in spite of its bad reputation.
Book Information
PublisherMarshall Cavendish Benchmark
BindingHardcover
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages300
ISBN-100761451013
ISBN-13978-0761451013
Publication Date01/01/2002
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About Tim Myers (Author) : Tim Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and lecturer at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. He won the 2012 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for Fiction. His children’s books (11 out and f... more
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About Robert Roth (Illustrator) : Robert Roth is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Robert Roth include Journey of the Nightly Jaguar, Tanuki's Gift, Why Butterflies Go By On Silent Wings.
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8/1/2012 Tim Myers said: This is a unique retelling of a beautiful but little-known Japanese folktale, about a strange but lovely friendship between an old Buddhist monk and a tanuki or "raccoon-dog." In the end, it's friendship that wins out.
tags: I wrote, picture book, children's lit, children's literature, folktale, Japan, children's book

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