The Fisher Boy: A Japanese Graphic Folktale (Discover Graphics: Global Folktales)

by Debbi Michiko Florence (Author) Sachiko Yoshikawa (Illustrator)

A popular Japanese folktale adapted into graphic novel format for young readers. In this Japanese folktale, a fisher boy, Urashima Taro, saves the life of a magical turtle. As a reward, the turtle guides the fisher boy to an enchanted underwater palace, where a young princess awaits him. But when the boy must return home to his family, he is greeted with the surprise of his lifetime.

With clever text and easy-to-follow panels, books in the Discover Graphics: Global Folktales series are perfect for graphic novel fans new and old.

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Picture Window Books
Publication date
January 20, 2024
Discover Graphics: Global Folktales
BISAC categories
JUV022000 - Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, & Fables | General
JUV008070 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Fairy Tales, Folklore, Legends & Mythology
Library of Congress categories
Graphic novels
Fantasy comics
Folk tales
Yaokai (Japanese folklore)

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