The beckoning cat : based on a Japanese folktale /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Holiday House, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780823420513; 0823420515.Subject(s): Folklore -- Japan | Cats -- FolkloreSummary: A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
In this story based on a Japanese folktale, an impoverished boy named Yohei shares his dinner with a cat that appears on his doorstep. When Yohei faces a crisis, the cat remembers his generosity and brings help.
A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.