Wise Old Woman, The by Yoshiko Uchida
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A dramatic Japanese folktale that tells the story of a cruel overlord and a young farmer's elderly mother. The overlord threatens to destroy the farmer's village unless the young lord can perform three seemingly impossible tasks. How the elderly mother accomplishes the tasks and saves the village is a satisfying story brought to life with remarkable full-color paintings.

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An award winning novelist and great chronicler of the Japanese American world of the 19th and 20th century. Martin Springett has earned the Aurora Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction Illustration, and the CLA's Notable designation. Also an accomplished musician, Martin lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his wife and two daughters.
Published October 1, 1994 by Margaret K. McElderry. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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