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Foreword by the publisher, a former professor of "Tadpole" advising that she was particularly interested in promoting World Friendship. As an adult she gathered the best-loved Japanese legends and and fairy stories and told them in her own words for American children. She indicates that although written for children its a must read for anyone interested in "Inter-Relations"East Northfield, MA: Lucy W. Titcomb, 1937. 38pp. Illustrated wraps. An image from a photograph of the young authoress holding a doll. Her introduction is To Dear Children (in America) that concludes with a verse "Nations are Friends". Contents includes: Why Am I Tadpole? A Flower-Magician Mr Spider Rip Van Winkle in Japan Master Momotaro - a four act play What is in the moon Kintaro at Mt. Ashigara A Tongue-Cut Sparrow A Robe of Feathers. Line drawn full page and in-text illustrations throughout. Measures 9" x 6". OCLC - 0 (July 2019). Light cover wear.
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