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Little Daruma & Little Tengu: A Japanese Children's Tale

4.25  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Now available for the first time in English, the Little Daruma series follows the adventures of one of Japan's most loved children's book characters. A well-known icon in Japan, Daruma is a symbol of good luck. Here he is portrayed as a cute, fun, and adventurous character with many interesting friends. These tales of friendship, imagination, and exciting adventures are su ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 15th 2003 by Tuttle Publishing (first published November 1967)
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Nov 19, 2008 ABC rated it liked it
Recommends it for: preschoolers
Shelves: younger-kids
This is a cute story about a daruma that wants to look like a tengu. It is originally a Japanese book. However, I downgraded it from four stars to three because part of the plot hinges on a Japanese pun. (Hana can mean either "nose" or "flower" in Japanese.) There is a footnote explaining the pun, but I think someone who is not familiar with Japanese won't really get the joke.
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