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Age 7-12

16 min read

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

* Story contains bad language

An old woman is cruel to a sparrow - and is repaid in kind.

13 min read

The Quarrel of the Monkey and the Crab

A monkey deceives a crab, but his greed catches up with him.

13 min read

The Man Who Made The Trees Blossom

* Story contains bad language

A kind old man is lucky, while a jealous neighbour suffers from his envy.

15 min read

The Adventures of Kintaro, The Golden Boy

The tale of a brave boy samurai, and his adventures with his animal friends.

28 min read

The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child

A moonlight princess does not wish to marry, or else she will disappear.

21 min read

The Adventures of Momotaro, Son of a Peach

* Story contains bad language

A brave boy goes on a quest to rid his village of wicked demons.

11 min read

My Lord Bag of Rice

Hidesato kills a centipede and is rewarded with magical gifts.

30 min read

The Happy Hunter and Skillful Fisher

Two brothers, a skilled fisher and a happy hunter, try to get along.

14 min read

Princess Hase, a Story of Old Japan

Princess Hase has a cruel stepmother, but she remains kind.

26 min read

Prince Yamato Take

The story of Prince Yamato Take and his protector the Sun Goddess.

14 min read

Princess Kwan-Yin

Kwan Yin is a beautiful princess who listens to her heart instead of her father.