WorldCat Identities

Yashima, Tarō 1908-1994

Overview
Works: 77 works in 287 publications in 6 languages and 12,523 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Love stories  Folklore  Pictorial works  History  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.Y212, [E]
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Most widely held works about Tarō Yashima
 
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Most widely held works by Tarō Yashima
Crow Boy by Tarō Yashima( Book )
50 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intolerance of a small boy's classmates is overcome when a strange talent of the boy wins for him the admiration of the community
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Book )
32 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On her third birthday, Momo (whose name means "Peach" in her parents' native Japan) receives rubber boots and an umbrella. Impatiently she waits for a rainy day so she can try out her new apparel
Seashore story by Tarō Yashima( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children hear an old Japanese story about a fisherman who rode on a turtle's back to a beautiful place under the sea, and then ask questions about the story
The village tree by Tarō Yashima( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the author's childhood experiences playing near a huge old tree in his native Japanese village
Momo's kitten by Mitsu Yashima( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little Japanese-American girl finds a stray kitten and is allowed to keep it as a pet
Plenty to watch by Mitsu Yashima( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This picture book of Japan shows the everyday things two children see on their way home from school. There is the sweet shop, the dye-maker's house, the rice-pounder's, the huge fertilizer mill and the place where they buy bean curd
The golden footprints by Hatojū Muku( Book )
4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young fox chained to a nestbox in a shed refuses to eat until helped by his parents
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Recording )
19 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Momo eagerly waits for a rainy day so she can use the red boots and umbrella she received on her third birthday
Soo Ling finds a way by June Behrens( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a new laundromat opens across the street from the Golden Lotus Hand Laundry, Soo Ling wonders what will happen to her grandfather's laundry. But she finds a way to save Grandfather Soo's job and make everyone happy
Youngest one by Tarō Yashima( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The youngest one is afraid of everyone until he meets Momo next door and learns about friendship
The sugar pear tree by Clyde Robert Bulla( Book )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lonnie wins a pear tree in a school contest but has no place to plant it since his house will soon be moved to make way for a new road. Grandfather, however ignores all warnings to move and one night Lonnie, Mother, and Gramp find themselves put out on the sidewalk with no place to go
The fisherman and the goblet; [a Vietnamese folk tale] by Mark Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful maiden thinks she loves a fisherman she has never seen, but when she finally meets him she forgets his love is more important than his ugly face
The new sun by Tarō Yashima( Book )
3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 ink sketch (framed)
Crow boy by Tarō Yashima( Recording )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy mountain boy in Japan is ridiculed by his schoolmates, but they stop when they understand why he is "different."
Crow Boy by Tarō Yashima( Recording )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known
Horizon is calling = Suiheisen wa maneku by Tarō Yashima( Book )
3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is an autobiographical book telling, in pictures more than words, the story of a young Japanese resistance painter and his family"--Jacket
Momo's kitten by Mitsu Yashima( Recording )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little Japanese-American girl finds a stray kitten and is allowed to keep it as a pet
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Momo eagerly waits for a rainy day so she can use the red boots and umbrella she received on her third birthday
To ride a butterfly : new picture stories, folktales, fables, nonfiction, poems, and songs for young children ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of fables, folk tales, stories, poems, songs, and nonfiction by a variety of authors and illustrators
Which was witch? : tales of ghosts and magic from Korea by Eleanore Myers Jewett( Book )
2 editions published between 1954 and 1959 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Korean tales of ghosts and magic, spooky enough for Halloween
 
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Alternative Names
Iwamatsu, Atsushi
Iwamatsu, Atsushi 1908-
Iwamatsu, Atsushi 1908-1994
Iwamatsu, Jun
Iwamatsu, Jun 1908-
Iwamatsu, Jun 1908-1994
Iwamatsu, Jun Atsushi
Yashima, Taro
Yashima, Taro 1908-1994
Yashima, Tarō pseud
やしま, たろう
イワマツ, アツシ
ヤシマ, タロウ
ヤシマ, タロウ 1908-1994
八島, 太郎 1908-1994
八島太郎 1908-1994
岩松, 惇 1908-1994
岩松, 淳
岩松惇 1908-1994
矢島太郎 1908-1994
Languages
English (198)
Japanese (14)
Spanish (3)
Korean (2)
Nepali (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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