The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

A Japanese Folktale

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

A kind old man and his greedy wife learn lesssons from a tiny sparrow in this folktale from Japan.

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978-1-62323-214-6
$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 640
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152915
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: 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 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 →