Bilingual Picture Book Urashima & the Kingdom Bene by Ralph McCarthy
  

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Bilingual Picture Book Urashima & the Kingdom Bene by Ralph McCarthy

The brave young fisherman who visits the Kingdom beneath the Sea in this magical legend is sometimes thought of as Japan's own Rip Van Winkle. The brave young fisherman who visits the Kingdom Beneath the Sea in this magical legend is sometimes thought of as Japan's own Rip Van Winkle. The glowing colors and exotic patterns of Shiro Kasamatsu's illustrations, originally painted half a century ago, lend a unique air of enchantment to a classic folk tale, retold in lilting verse by writer, translator and lyricist Ralph F. McCarthy.

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Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Ralph McCarthy
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Publisher

Kodansha International Ltd an imprint of Kodansha America, Inc

Publication date

1st January 2000

ISBN

9784770021007


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