Issun Boshi (One-Inch Boy)

A Japanese Folktale

Folktales from Around the World
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Children will love the ancient tale of Issun Boshi, a one-inch-tall boy who falls in love with a princess, slays a monster, and, through the power of a magical hammer, returns to normal size.

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978-1-62323-008-1
$34.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2012
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2011-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV012030, JUV012040
Dewey 398.20952
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.25
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 146765
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, and Reviewed
  • Beginning of Text
  • Folktales
  • About the Illustrator
Author: Nadia Higgins

Illustrator: JT Morrow

JT Morrow has been an illustrator for over twenty years and has won several awards. He specializes in creating parodies and imitations of the old and modern masters. Mr. Morrow lives just south of San Francisco with his wife and daughter.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Folktales from Around the World from School Library Journal on November 1, 2011

Old-fashioned in the best way, each book tells a story from a particular area. To maintain the traditional feel, the tales are narrated by a storyteller, and the illustrations, which include full-page color images as well as smaller black-and-white pictures, purposefully imitate styles… View →