Image of the front cover of the book Tales of Japan. The cover has a matte gold background, with an illustration of a  large red paper lantern in the center, where the title is written in black text in a white square.  Surrounding it are traditional Japanese style illustrations of characters and objects featured within the stories inside, including a rabbit in a sleeveless jacket, a hand holding a sword, and a floating ghostly lady with long black hair.
Image of the back of the book Tales of Japan.  The background is matte gold, with a white square in the center where the blurb is written in red and black text.

Tales of Japan: Traditional Stories of Monsters and Magic

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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. This special gift edition features striking illustrations by contemporary Japanese artist Kotaro Chiba, plus an embossed, textured case with metallic gold ink, and a satin ribbon page marker.

Created by Chronicle Books, with illustrations by Kotaro Chiba.
Notes for Mortals:
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452174464
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 19.69 cm x 2.22 cm x 23.5 cm
Published: 23/04/2019
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