Momo Taro or Peach Boy

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Date
1959
Summary
Expressing valor and benevolence, this famous Japanese legend tells the tale of a boy who was found inside a peach by an elderly Japanese couple. The boy later rewards their kindness in caring for him by successfully going after a treasure to make the rest of their days happy. He is accompanied on his adventure by a monkey and a pheasant. Mr. Mikami draws illustrations of a monkey and a pheasant.
Contributors
KQED, San Francisco; Winifred Schmale; Robert Hagopian; Wil Maruyama; Robert Nissen; T. Mikami
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genre
Educational
Subjects
Portrait painting, Japanese; Folklore--Japan
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00430012; MDPI Barcode: 40000003394816

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