Longing for a happiness found only in his dreams, Urashima Taro plunges into the mysteries of the sea in this classic Japanese folktale. The young fisherman soon encounters the Dragon King’s castle, where the mystical Sea Princess promises him an eternity of youthful...more
"Few days later,the princess sent a turtle to check on Urashima.Finding him dead by the sea,princess pleaded to her father to bring him back to life.The Dragon King liked Urashima a lot so he cast a powerful spell to save Urashima.After that,Princess and Urashima lived happily ever after."-I had w ...more
That morning I sat on my mother's bed, surrounded by brothers, sisters, other family members and pets, and read the story for the first time.
I turned from one exuberant page to the next, finding each picture more enchanting and beautiful than the last. Everyone in the room, the bed and the entire house were left behind as the story took me to Taro's village ...more
Although I enjoyed this story I did not really understand the meaning.