Water Rice Water’s Fickle Furies and the Power of the Elements Rice and Survival



Language/s: English

An exciting yet touching portrayal of a natural disaster, this folktale tells how an elderly Japanese farmer saved a village from an impending monster wave, otherwise known as the “tsunami,” by setting fire to his rice fields so as to get the villagers to move to higher ground.

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Publisher: Philomel Books (New York)

Year: 2009

ISBN: 9780399250064

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: JP 398.2 KAJ -[FOL]