Momotaro (The Peach Boy)
A Japanese Folktale
Born from a peach, Momotaro uses courage, and sharing, to bring justice to his village. This beautifully illustrated, classic Japanese tale is one of adventure and the power of friends.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JUV012020, JUV012030, JUV012040|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.25|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||152911|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Reviewed, and Starred|
- About the Illustrator
Author: M. J. York
M. J. York has an undergraduate degree in English and history and a master's degree in library science. M. J. lives in Minnesota and works as a children's-book editor. She has always been fascinated by myths, legends, and fairy tales from around the world.
Illustrator: Betsy Thompson
A former educator, Betsy Thompson is now a full-time artist and illustrator. In addition to spending time with her family, Betsy's favorite things include seaside picnics, sunny rainstorms, starry nights, and creating in her studio. Betsy lives with her professor husband and two daughters on the coast of Maine.
A noteworthy review of Folktales from Around the World from Library Media Connection on September 1, 2013
These easy-to-read books retell worldwide folktales in a child-friendly manner. Colorful illustrations, along with monochromatic illustrations, add to the narration. At the end of each book is a discussion of folktales in general and the specific folktale, including a question for… View →