The Silver Charm ebook
by Robert D. San Souci,Yoriko Ito
San Souci's telling is adequate, though not particularly evocative of place. The ogre wanted to eat him for supper, but Satsu traded his silver charm for his life. Without his charm, however, he grew ill and weak.
San Souci's telling is adequate, though not particularly evocative of place. Ito's watercolor paintings are unexpectedly sweet-even in their depiction of the ogre. This title is mainly of interest because its story is drawn from a culture that has been largely neglected in children's literature. Now the puppy and the fox cub must save their friend and master. With the help of a little mouse and a little magic, they trick the ogre and return the lucky silver charm.
by Robert D. San Souci & illustrated by Yoriko It. San Souci (The Birds of Killingworth, above, et. knows how to keep a story moving while including details that anchor the tale in time and place: Dance! commanded the ogre, sitting beside a lacquer box filled with sake, rice wine.
San Souci (The Birds of Killingworth, above, et. He dipped up a bowlful and drank noisily. The atmospheric watercolors beautifully convey a sense of the traditional culture of the Ainu people.
The Silver Charm book. Title: The Silver Charm: A Folktale from Japan Author: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Yoriko Ito Genre: Non-European Folktale Theme(s): friendship, determination, listening to parents Opening line/sentence: "In the north of Japan is the island called Hokkaido" Brief Book Summary: Satsu is a young boy who is given a silver charm in the shape of a boat by.
Robert D. San Souci was born on October 10, 1946 in San Francisco, California. He attended college at St. Mary's College in Moraga. After holding jobs in book stores and in publishing, he became a full-time author in 1974. He was best known for his adaptations of folklore for children. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 books for young readers including Song of Sedna, Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend, The Talking Eggs, Two Bear Cubs, Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella, Brave Margaret: An Irish Tale, Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow, and Cinderella Skeleton.
Robert Daniel San Souci (October 10, 1946 – December 19, 2014) was a multiple award-winning children's book author, who resided in San Francisco, California. He often worked with his brother, Daniel San Souci, a children's book illustrator. He was a consultant to Disney Studios and was instrumental in the production of the film Mulan, for which he wrote the story. He studied folklore in graduate school.
Robert D. San Souci. Origin Myths of the Grand Canyon. Then they found the silver gown and silver slippers. But they couldn’t find the golden dress or slippers. Two outta three’ll do, said the mother. There, a charmed Henri Marot danced every dance with her. He begged her to remove her mask, but she said, Not until everyone unmasks at midnight. San Souci and Yoriko Ito. 1 Total Resource View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Book Guides, Activities & Lessons 1. Story Map Customizable Lesson. Created by TeachingBooks. Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles. This Japanese folktale receives Toriko Ito's warm drawings. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. Long ago, in the days when there were still ogres in the world, a little boy named Satsu went out to play with his best friends, a puppy and a fox cub. But Satsu wandered too near the edge of the forest, where a horrible ogre snatched him up. This Japanese folktale receives Toriko Ito's warm drawings as it tells of a little boy named Satsu, whose best friends are a puppy and a fox cub.