Table of contents for Folktales from the Japanese countryside / as told by Hiroko Fujita ; edited by Fran Stallings with Harold Wright and Miki Sakurai.

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Preface
A Brief History of Japan by Harold Wright
	Map of Japan
Storytelling in Japan by Miki Sakurai
About These Stories
Stories of Animals
	Owl's Paint Shop
	Sparrow and Swallow
	The Tale of the Lizards' Tails
	The Fourth Leg
	Mouse Teeth 
	Earthworm and Snake
	Sky Watcher
	Bracken & Snake
	Melting Grass
	The Mice Make A Pilgrimage
Stories of Village People
	Table Manners
	Plant of Forgetfulness
	Peach Peddler
	Mask of Oni
	Doctor Who Dropped His Eye
	Boy with a Runny Nose 
	The God of Poverty
	Two Strong Men
	Foolish Greetings
	Tea-chestnut-persimmon-vinegar
	Pickle Bath
	Scary Snack
Stories of Priests and Apprentices
	Sutra of the Mouse
	The Floating Coffin 
	A Debate in Sign Language
	Fu Fu Pata Pata
	New House Mochi
	How Much Rice?
Stories of Strange Happenings
	Spirits of Old Things
	A Poet's Ghost
	You Are Watched
	The Home of the Bush Warbler
	Snow Woman
Stories of Yamanbas
	Mr. Sun's Chain
	A Wife Who Doesn't Eat
	Clothes Bleached in the Moonlight
	Picking Mountain Pears
	Old Woman's Skin
Stories of Supernatural Creatures
	The Moon Sticks Out Its Tongue
	Spooky Tanuki Music
	Tanuki Who Turned into a Die
	Fox Barber
	Fox Teakettle
	A Hoin Monk and a Fox
	Kappa's Paper
	A Kappa And a Fish Peddler
Color Photos
Food, Games, and Crafts
	RECIPES
	Mochi
	Botamochi
	Kappa Rolls
	Miso Soup
	Green Tea
	Macha/Green Tea Ice Cream
	GAMES
	Fox Exercises
	Rock, Paper, Scissors
	CRAFTS
	Handkerchief Mouse
	One-Line Mouse
	Kappa Toy
	Kappa Trick
Comments and Notes
Guide to Words in this Book
	PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
	GLOSSARY
	CHANTS
	SOUND EFFECTS
	TYPES OF JAPANESE STORYTELLERS
Bibliography
Index
About the Contributors
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Tales -- Japan.
Folklore -- Japan.