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The beckoning cat : based on a Japanese folktale

Author: Koko Nishizuka; Rosanne Litzinger
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Koko Nishizuka; Rosanne Litzinger
ISBN: 9780823420513 0823420515
OCLC Number: 225530895
Awards: Short-listed for Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award 2011
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 690
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Koko Nishizuka ; illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.

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A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.

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This is an interesting folktale.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-11) Good Permalink

This is an interesting folktale.  It is a story about a boy who lives with his sick father.  His father sells fish to get money to buy medicine.  A cat comes to the boys home one night and the boy is kind to it.  The cat helps the boy to sell his fish and make enough money to help...
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