Rice Mythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Funny Little Woman

The Funny Little Woman


Language/s: English

A funny little woman is captured by an oni (demon) while trying to find her rice dumpling. Fortunately, she escapes with a magic paddle that can cook a pot of rice from a single grain. Back home, she makes rice dumplings faster than ever with the magic paddle and becomes the richest woman in Japan. 

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The Funny Little Woman

Publisher: Puffin Books (New York)

Year: 1972

ISBN: 9780140547535

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: JP 398.2 MOS – [FOL]