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Stories from Japan

 Japan has a rich tradition of children's literature, and many of the stories written in the early 20th century are particularly charming. Here are some not so well-known stories by well-known authors, linked together by an insect theme, with new English translations, original illustrations and audio narration by Tom Vincent.





by Yumeno Kyusaku

first published in 1925


by Yumeno Kyusaku

first published in 1923


by Miyazawa Kenji

first published in 1933

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