The brave Japanese warrior Fujiwara Hidesato was always in search of action and adventure...and he suddenly found them one day on the beautiful Lake Biwa. When the Dragon King asked for help to defeat the terrible centipede that was threating his kingdom, Hidesato readily promised to do what he could to help him. This entertaining Japanese fairy tale has all the right ingredients of a great story for young readers: dragons, adventure, warriors, magical rewards and beautiful underwater castles.
"Nice (very) short fairy tale for kids"
"The great Japanese Empire has three precious treasures that have been guarded with jealous care from the beginning of time: The Mirror of Yata, the Jewel of Yasakami, and the Sword of Murakumo. Of these three treasures of the Empire, the sword of Murakumo is considered the most precious and highly honored because it is the symbol of strength to the warriors of Japan and a sign of invincibility for the Emperor."
This ancient Japanese tale begins with a whimsical question from a child to his mother: “How does the light from the Sun and the Moon come to us?” In vivid detail the mother recounts the legend of the heroic Empress Jokwa, her brave warriors Hako and Eiko, and their battle with the evil wizard Kokai. Your child will be swept away to the enchanted age of giants, wizards, and warriors.