The Boy From The Dragon Palace: A Folktale from Japan
Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald; illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa; Albert Whitman & Co., 2012
FROM FRONT FLAP COVER JACKET:
"A poor flower seller gives his blossoms to the Dragon King, who lives beneath the sea. Suddenly a beautiful lady rises from the waves -- with a little boy in her arms. "A 'thank you' from the Dragon King!" she says.
The child brings luck and fortune, for every time he blows his nose, the flower seller is granted another wish. But the man, now rich, always wants more … until one day, he goes too far. …"
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