Seki, Sunny, 1947-

Yuko-chan and the Daruma doll : the adventures of a blind Japanese girl who saves her village / story and illustrations by Sunny Seki. - 1st ed. - Tokyo : Tuttle Pub., ©2012. - 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Cultural notes are included on [p. 33].

After the 1783 eruption of Japan's Mount Asama destroys crops in nearby villages, a orphaned blind girl who lives at the Daruma Temple in Takasaki invents a doll representing a famed Buddhist monk and his teachings about resilience.


Parallel text in English and Japanese.

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1600 - 1868


Picture books.
Bodhidharma dolls--Fiction.
Dolls--Fiction.
Buddhist monasteries--Fiction.
Blind--Fiction.
People with disabilities--Fiction.
Orphans--Fiction.
Picture books
Dolls--Fiction.
Monasteries--Fiction.
Blind--Fiction.
Handicapped--Fiction.
Orphans--Fiction.


Japan--History--Tokugawa period, 1600-1868--Juvenile fiction.
Japan--History--Tokugawa period, 1600-1868--Fiction.
Japan.
Japan--History--0-1868--Fiction.


Literature.
Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Children's nonfiction.
Fiction.
Literature.
Children's stories.

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