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The funny little woman

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan

Edition Notes

Based on The old woman and her dumpling by L. Hearn.

Statementretold by Arlene Mosel ; pictures by Blair Lent
ContributionsLent, Blair, Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
The Physical Object
Pagination[40] p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16840072M
ISBN 100525442553


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Arlene Mosel was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in She was a librarian and an author who wrote two award-winning children’s picture books with Blair Lent: Tikki Tikki Tembo, which won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award and was an ALA Notable Book as well as a New York Times pick for best children’s book, and The Funny Little Woman, which won the Caldecott Medal Cited by: The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel tells the story of a little old Japanese woman who liked The funny little woman book make rice dumplings.

One day, when she is cooking, one of her dumplings falls and rolls down a hole. The little woman goes after her dumpling and falls down the hole herself.4/5.

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Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. About The Funny Little Woman. In The funny little woman book Caldecott Medal-winning tale set in Old Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway dumpling—and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches.

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Get this from a library. The funny little woman. [Arlene Mosel; Blair Lent; Lafcadio Hearn; E.P. The funny little woman book Dutton (Firm),] -- While chasing a rice dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan.

The Funny Little Woman is a traditional literature book about a woman in Japan. She loved to make dumplings but one rolled away and kept going 4/5(17). In this tale set in Old Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway rice dumpling — and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches.

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As always Blair Lent rises well above the demands of the storyteller's occasion, creating here a distinctly Japanese but consummately imaginative setting for the tale of a little woman whose pursuit of a rice dumpling lands her in the damp and eerie underground lair of the wicked oni, who force her to stay and cook for them.

When she tries to escape by boat the oni drink up all the. Arlene Mosel was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in She was a librarian and an author who wrote two award-winning children’s picture books with Blair Lent: Tikki Tikki Tembo, which won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award and was an ALA Notable Book as well as a New York Times pick for best children’s book, and The Funny Little Woman, which won the Caldecott Medal.

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The story follows the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—and details their passage from childhood to : Louisa May Alcott. It is Canadian, though, and for my money the funniest book ever written, and here is why: it is always funny, every single time you read it.

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This novel is something of a conundrum for Author: Esther Lombardi. The Funny Little Woman won the Caldecott some years ago. It's a retelling of a Japanese folk tale that reminded my nine year old of Strega Nona with its theme of a magical cookery implement (A rice paddle rather than the Strega Nona pasta pot).

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Summary: The funny little woman sells rice dumplings. One day her rice dumpling rolls into a crack in the earth, and she tumbles down with it. She chases the dumpling underground, being warned by the Jizo Sama statues that the wicked oni might get wicked oni do get her, and they make her cook rice for them using a magic paddle that multiplies rice from just one grain.

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Funny, that is, because she finds everything in the world so very amusing. I'll begin by stating that this Caldecott winner is probably not very accurate in its representations of Japan.

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