WorldCat Identities

Yashima, Tarō 1908-1994

Overview
Works: 74 works in 289 publications in 6 languages and 12,230 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Folklore  Pictorial works  History  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.Y212, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tarō Yashima
Crow Boy by Tarō Yashima( Book )

55 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intolerance of a small boy's classmates is overcome when a strange talent of the boy wins for him the admiration of the community
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Book )

38 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her third birthday, Momo (whose name means "Peach" in her parents' native Japan) receives rubber boots and an umbrella. Impatiently she waits for a rainy day so she can try out her new apparel
Seashore story by Tarō Yashima( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children hear an old Japanese story about a fisherman who rode on a turtle's back to a beautiful place under the sea, and then ask questions about the story
The village tree by Tarō Yashima( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the author's childhood experiences playing near a huge old tree in his native Japanese village
Momo's kitten by Mitsu Yashima( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Japanese-American girl finds a stray kitten and is allowed to keep it as a pet
Plenty to watch by Mitsu Yashima( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This picture book of Japan shows the everyday things children see on their way home from school. There is the sweet shop, the dye-maker's house, the rice-pounder's, the huge fertilizer mill and the place where they buy bean curd
The golden footprints by Hatojū Muku( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fox chained to a nestbox in a shed refuses to eat until helped by his parents
Soo Ling finds a way by June Behrens( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new laundromat opens across the street from the Golden Lotus Hand Laundry, Soo Ling wonders what will happen to her grandfather's laundry. But she finds a way to save Grandfather Soo's job and make everyone happy
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Recording )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Momo eagerly waits for a rainy day so she can use the red boots and umbrella she received on her third birthday
Youngest one by Tarō Yashima( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The youngest one is afraid of everyone until he meets Momo next door and learns about friendship
The sugar pear tree by Clyde Robert Bulla( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonnie wins a pear tree in a school contest but has no place to plant it since his house will soon be moved to make way for a new road. Grandfather, however ignores all warnings to move and one night Lonnie, Mother, and Gramp find themselves put out on the sidewalk with no place to go
The fisherman and the goblet; [a Vietnamese folk tale] by Mark Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful maiden thinks she loves a fisherman she has never seen, but when she finally meets him she forgets his love is more important than his ugly face
The new sun by Tarō Yashima( Book )

10 editions published between 1943 and 1978 in Japanese and English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crow Boy by Tarō Yashima( Recording )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known
Horizon is calling = Suiheisen wa maneku by Tarō Yashima( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is an autobiographical book telling, in pictures more than words, the story of a young Japanese resistance painter and his family"--Jacket
Momo's kitten by Mitsu Yashima( Recording )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Japanese-American girl finds a stray kitten and is allowed to keep it as a pet
Crow boy( Visual )

in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the pictures and text of the book by Tarō Yashima to tell the story about the intolerance of a small boy's classmates, showing how the strange talent of the boy wins for him the admiration of the community
To ride a butterfly : new picture stories, folktales, fables, nonfiction, poems, and songs for young children( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of fables, folk tales, stories, poems, songs, and nonfiction by a variety of authors and illustrators
Umbrella by Tarō Yashima( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Momo eagerly waits for a rainy day so she can use the red boots and umbrella she received on her third birthday
Which was witch? : tales of ghosts and magic from Korea by Eleanore Myers Jewett( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1959 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korean tales of ghosts and magic, spooky enough for Halloween
 
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Crow Boy
Alternative Names
Iwamatsu, Atsushi

Iwamatsu, Atsushi 1908-

Iwamatsu, Atsushi 1908-1994

Iwamatsu, Jun

Iwamatsu, Jun 1908-

Iwamatsu, Jun 1908-1994

Iwamatsu, Jun Atsushi

Tarō Yashima Amerikaans illustrator (1908-1994)

Yashima, Tarō

Yashima, Taro 1908-1994

Yashima, Tarō pseud

암송순 1908-1994

야시마 타로 1908-1994

이와마쓰 아쓰시 1908-1994

팔도태랑 1908-1994

やしま, たろう

やしま, たろう 1908-1994

イワマツ, アツシ

イワマツ, アツシ 1908-1994

ヤシマ, タロウ

ヤシマ, タロウ 1908-1994

八島, 太郎 1908-1994

八島太郎

八島太郎 1908-1994

岩松, 惇 1908-1994

岩松, 淳

岩松惇 1908-1994

矢島太郎 1908-1994

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UmbrellaUmbrellaCrow BoyTo ride a butterfly : new picture stories, folktales, fables, nonfiction, poems, and songs for young children