Rice Mythical and Mystical Rice-themed Folktales

The Rolling Rice Ball

The Rolling Rice Ball


Language/s: English

A retelling of one of the oldest Japanese folktales about a kind old woodcutter who falls into a mousehole and discovers singing mice making rice cakes. He returns home to his wife richly rewarded. Their greedy neighbours try their luck with a very different ending.

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The Rolling Rice Ball

Publisher: Parents’ Magazine Press; 1st edition (US)

Year: 1969

ISBN: 9780819303004