Japanese Fairy Tales

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Source: http://gutenberg.org

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My Lord Bag of Rice -- The tongue-cut sparrow -- The story of Urashima Taro, the fisher lad -- The farmer and the badger -- The "shinansha," or the south pointing carriage -- The adventures of Kintaro, the golden boy -- The story of princess Hase -- The story of the man who did not wish to die -- The bamboo-cutter and the moon-child -- The mirror of Matsuyama -- The goblin of Adachigahara -- The sagacious monkey and the boar -- The happy hunter and the skillful fisher -- The story of the old man who made withered trees to flower -- The jelly fish and the monkey -- The quarrel of the monkey and the crab -- The white hare and the crocodiles -- The story of Prince Yamato Take -- Momotaro, or the story of the son of a peach -- The ogre of Rashomon -- How an old man lost his wen -- The stones of five colours and the Empress Jokwa.

Here are 22 charming Japanese Fairy Tales, translated by Yei Theodora Ozaki, including "My Lord Bag of Rice", "The Tongue-Cut Sparrow", "The Story of Urashima Taro, the Fisher Lad", "The Farmer and the Badger", "The Shinansha, or the South Pointing Carriage", "The Adventures of Kintaro, the Golden Boy", "The Story of Princess Hase", "The Story of the Man Who Did Not Wish to Die", "The Bamboo-Cutter and the Moonchild", "The Mirror of Matsuyama", "The Goblin of Adachigahara", "The Sagacious Monkey and the Boar", "The Happy Hunter and the Skillful Fisher", "The Story of the Old Man Who Made Withered Trees to Flower", "The Jellyfish and the Monkey", "The Quarrel of the Monkey and the Crab", "The White Hare and the Crocodiles", "The Story of Prince Yamato Take", "Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach", "The Ogre of Rashomon", "How an Old Man Lost His Wen", and "The Stones of Five Colors and the Empress Jokwa".