The emperor sets a nearly impossible task to decide which of his twin sons should next rule Japan, in this "satisfying story with considerable ...Show synopsisThe emperor sets a nearly impossible task to decide which of his twin sons should next rule Japan, in this "satisfying story with considerable dramatic flair" ("Booklist") by the Caldecott Medal-winning author of "Golem". Full color.Hide synopsis
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Description:Good. Pages may have contain writing, highlighting or notes. May...Good. Pages may have contain writing, highlighting or notes. May be an ex library copy with library markings. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Ex-Library "Photography of cut...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Ex-Library "Photography of cut-paper illustrations by Lee Salsbery. " Library Binding! Clean, tight text. Usual library markings. Book shows heavy shelfwear. Dust jacket covered with original library protector.
Publisher: NY: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1989.
Description:Unpaginated but 32pp, oblong (9.5 x 11 inches), color...Unpaginated but 32pp, oblong (9.5 x 11 inches), color illustrations by the author. Ex-Library, hardcover with dust jacket. Has the usual stamping, labels and pocket. A little rubbing at corners and spine ends, otherwise the book is clean and bright, no markings to text. The jacket is in the library protector and is taped to the boards. Story of two Japanese brothers, one a warrior and one a gentle but wise man. Their father gives the five tasks to perform, the winner to become the next emperor. Includes a one page essay by the author/illustrator giving some history and background on the story, and explaining his paper-cutting illustrations.
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