Momotaro (The Peach Boy)

A Japanese Folktale

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

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.

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978-1-62323-212-2
$34.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV012030, JUV012040
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.25
Lexile 690
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
  • Folktales
  • 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.

Reviews

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 →