A reference guide to 468 stories and folktales from China, Japan, and Korea, this book aims to lead storytellers, folklorists, teachers, and librarians to both popular and lesser-kwn East Asian stories.
Selected for their multicultural appeal to listeners and readers, the stories are divided cross-culturally into broad subject categories, from tales of supernatural love and devotion to stories dealing with Tengu, Tokkaebi, and other mystical creatures.
Sharon Barcan Elswit has been working with students, teachers, and parents as a children's librarian for almost thirty years. She currently teaches at an independent school near Wall Street in New York City. She writes reviews for Jewish Book World and has published in School Library Journal, Writer's Digest, and other magazines.