Screen of Frogs by Sheila Hamanaka
An Old Tale

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This old tale of the son of a wealthy land owner who grows up to be a lazy, selfish man is deftly illustrated in bold and flowing acrylic and colored pencil on kozo (mulberry) paper, and collage of hand-marbled and Japanese decorated papers. Full color.

About Sheila Hamanaka

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Sheila Hamanaka is an award-winning fine artist whose work has also appeared in "Scholastic" magazines as well as in "Permanent Connections" by Sue Ellen Bridgers and Barbara Campbell's "Taking Care of Yoki." Ms. Hamanaka lives in Tappan, New York.
Published March 1, 1993 by Orchard Books (NY). 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 An old Japanese tale that addresses a number of contemporary concerns.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Screen of Frogs: An Old Tale

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This multifaceted Japanese tale encompasses elements of ecology, industriousness and mystery. Koji, a wealthy boy, decides early on that a life of labor is not for him. As an equally slothful man, he

Mar 01 1993 | Read Full Review of Screen of Frogs: An Old Tale

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