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Bamboo Hats and a Rice Cake
by Ann Tompert
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 051759272X, Hardcover)Illustrated with fine texture and elegant line, this striking folktale imparts the virtues of human kindness, humility and generosity. Throughout, key words appear in Japanese characters, with English translations in the page margins, and a pronunciation guide at the end of the book. Full-color illustrations.
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Wishing to have good fortune in the new year, an old man tries to trade his wife's kimono for rice cakes. Characters from the Japanese alphabet are incorporated into the text.
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