Lily and the Wooden Bowl
Long ago in Japan, Lily promises her dying grandmother that she will never remove the lacquered bowl the old woman placed on her head to protect her from those who would take advantage of her beauty. But Lily faces a life of hardship as a servant to a wealthy farmer whose hateful wife is determined to be rid of her. When their son falls in love with Lily, she must perform...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 10th 1997 by Yearling
(first published September 1st 1994)
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Oct 15, 2012 Amanda Day rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This is a cute story about Japanese girl whose grandmother left her with a few things that were suppose to protect her after she died. One of which was a bowl to hide her face with to keep her beauty from people who may want to hurt her. She ends up falling for a man and they have to go through the tricks of his mother to get married.