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Otafuku

Joy of Japan

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Otafuku: Joy of Japan by Amy Sylvester Katoh
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Anywhere you go in Japan you are likely to encounter the plump, smiling image of Otafuku. Author Amy Sylvester Katoh traces the roots and folk beginnings of this mythic figure, showing Otafuku's many delightful identities, and providing a magical glimpse into this charming character who has become a national icon. With a mixture of poems, photographs, anecdotes, and stories, she presents a veritable treasure chest of surprises that is sure to enchant readers.

Author Biography

"Amy Sylvester Katoh" resides in Japan and is the author of the bestselling Tuttle books "Japan: The Art of Living," "Blue and White Japan," and "Japan Country Living."
Release date NZ
October 31st, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Imprint
Tuttle Publishing
Pages
192
Dimensions
158x184x23
ISBN-13
9780804833646
Product ID
1825378

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