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The boy who drew cats

Margaret Hodges

The boy who drew cats

by Margaret Hodges

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales.,
  • Folklore -- Japan.,
  • Cats -- Folklore.,
  • Artists -- Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    A young boy"s obsession with drawing cats changes his life.

    Edition Notes

    Adapted from Lafcadio Hearn"s Japanese Fairy Tales, Boni and Liveright: New York, 1918.

    Statementadapted by Margaret Hodges ; illustrated by Aki Sogabe.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsSogabe, Aki. ill., Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.H653 Bo 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18396613M
    ISBN 100823415945
    LC Control Number2 00101664

    "The Boy Who Drew Cats" is a Japanese folk tale collected by Lafcadio Hearn in Japanese Fairy Tales. This is his most anthologized story. It concerns a boy who drew cats everywhere. Everyone in the town thought this was a waste of time until a goblin invaded their temple. They boy, and his .   The Boy Who Drew Cats Additional Questions & Answers. Question 1. Read the passage from the story ‘ The Boy who Drew Catstfand answer the questions that follow. Whenever he found himself alone, he drew cats. He drew them on the margins of the priest’s books, and on all the screens of the temple, and on the walls, and on the pillars.

    The Boy Who Drew Cats Anushka Ravishankar, illus. by Christine Kastl. Karadi Tales (Consortium, dist.), $ paper (32p) ISBN Buy this book. A humorous narrative voice and. Before the parents left the boy in the scholar's care, the mother warns the boy: "Avoid large places, keep to small." As time went by, the scholar was impressed with the boy's talents, but he also thought that the boy drawing cats all the time was unacceptable and did not bring much to the boy's tion: Seller.

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Then one day, I saw "The Boy Who Drew Cats: A Japanese Folktale." It was wonderfully written and beautifully illustrated. However, this book not only impressed me, but it was a book our young son never forgot. It was the one book he wanted to give his soon-to-be fiancé.5/5(12). The Boy Who Drew Cats [Hodges, Margaret, Sogabe, Aki] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Boy Who Drew Cats/5(7). The boy drew cats all the time any place he wanted. He became a great artist and some of his cat drawings are shown to travelers in This book is about a little Japanese boy who pretty weak and small and because of this he was not able to do much farm work/5.

The Boy Who Drew Cats book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Akiro draws only cats cats, cats, and more cats. This ar /5. "The Boy Who Drew Cats" is a Japanese fairy tale published in The story begins in a small village in Japan where a poor farmer and his wife live with their large family.

A review of the book "The Boy Who Drew Cats," adapted by Margaret Hodges with illustrations by Aki Sogabe is presented. THE BOY WHO DREW CATS (Book).

// Kirkus Reviews;2/1/, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p Reviews the book 'The Boy Who Drew Cats,' adapted by Margaret Hodges, illustrated by Aki Sogabe. The Boy Who Drew Cats (Book). A competent adaptation of a legend about a frail boy whose farm family takes him to a monastery to train as a priest.

Turned out because he neglects his work to draw cats, Kenji is ashamed to go home; instead, he goes to another village, where a fearsome Goblin Rat infests the temple where he seeks refuge. There his artistic ability serves well: while he sleeps, his wonderfully lifelike cats.

Get this from a library. The boy who drew cats. [Anushka Ravishankar; Christine Kastl] -- Retelling of a folktale about Akiro, a young Japanese boy, whose obsession with drawing cats leads him to an adventure that would change his life.

Based on a legend about the Japanese artist Sesshū. “The Boy Who Drew Cats” is the story of a young boy who leaves home, first to study as a priest and then to pursue the vocation of artist.

When he arrives in the next village, he enters a large. THE BOY WHO DREW CATS Margaret Hodges, Author, Aki Sogabe, Illustrator, illus.

by Aki Sogabe. Holiday $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. The Boy Who Drew Cats. Novem by. Author: David Johnson About the Book.

Actor William Hurt reads this story of a small Japanese boy whose only interest is drawing pictures of cats, even while everyone else in the village is struggling to defeat a.

Chicago/Turabian Format. General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "The boy who drew cats" New York Public Library Digital Collections. About the Story. This Japanese tale is retold from “The Boy Who Drew Cats” in Gleanings from Buddha-Fields, by Lafcadio Hearn, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, Joji is pronounced “JO‑jee.”The temples and priests in the story are Buddhist.

My thanks to storyteller Grace Megumi Fleming for her suggestions and help with cultural details. After sweeping away the dust and, of course, drawing cats on the walls, he retires to a small cabinet—to be awakened by sounds of a ferocious battle, and greeted the following morning by the sight of a huge dead rat goblin surrounded by drawings of bloody-mouthed cats.

Sogabe (Hungriest Boy in the World,etc.) uses cut paper over. The Boy Who Drew Cats, Tokyo (17 Kami Negishi), T. Hasegawa "Publisher and Art-Printer," c, front cover also contains "Japanese Fairy Tale" (no number however), medium size for a Hasegawa/Kobunsha book, 12mo (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in - x cm), silk stab ties, spine cover, creped paper in folded sheets, 12 (11) folded pages (including.

Neko Taro: the boy who drew cats. A Japanese Folktale illustrated and retold by Regina Doi. Water Color and Ink Illustrations © Regina Japanese folk tale is retold from The Boy Who Drew Cats in Gleanings from Buddha-Fields, by Lafcadio Hearn, Houghton.

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The boy drew many cats, then remember what the priest said he climbed into a cupboard and went to sleep. he woke up to screams and scratches, but he was afraid and didn't look out of the cupboard.

The noises finally stopped and when he got up he notices the goblin laying on the floor dead and all the cats on the wall had blood around their mouths/5(8). And that was the story of the boy who loved to draw cats, read by me, Natasha, and adapted by Bertie for And if you are interested in the Zen Buddhism in this story, Betie can recommend another tale from Japan.

It’s called The Samurai and the Tea Master and you can also find it on Only two cats survived the voyage and came back to Japan. Eventually, they built a shrine as a tribute to these cats.

Toki-no-Kinenbi (Time Day) is on June 10th and every year, watch and clockmakers attend and pay tribute to these two “time cats”. You can buy the book here -> The boy who drew cats. About The Boy Who Drew Cats: A Japanese Folktale - In this mystical adventure, follow Kenji on an intriguing journey that leads to a mysterious mounta The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry.

Members include published authors and /5(84).Directed by Katy Burk, Kyle Hook, Jared Potter. With Choung Tran, Grace Quinlan, Brandon Rice, Stefan Koski. Joji, a young Japanese boy, learns that following your heart's desire is /10(6).The boy tried very hard to obey and he learned many things, but he had one failing.

When he should have been studying his lessons on his own, the boy drew cats instead. He could not help himself, for he was an artist at heart. He drew big cats and small cats, fat cats and thin cats, tall cats and short cats, sweet cats and ferocious cats.