Croak! Croak! Kero! Kero! Jump to Japan with these fun-filled Japanese folktales told with warmth and humor by award-winning storyteller and koto master Elizabeth Falconer. Adventure stories of old featuring a pair of inquisitive froggies, a mysterious "roofle" and even some of Pikachu's ancestors are accompanied with lively koto music.
For ages 4 to...over 40! Winner of a 2003 Parents' Choice Silver Honors Award.
"A joy to listen to." - Chicago Parent
"Falconer is an enormously gifted storyteller, filling each tale with a sense of fun and adventure. A first-rate collection from start to finish." - School Library Journal
Since Elizabeth Falconer began recording her unique musical adventures in 2000, she has received four Parents' Choice, two NAPPA, and a Storytelling World Honors award. Falconer lived in Japan for over a decade, and is now a frequent performer with her koto dragon instrument at festivals, libraries, museums and schools in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. This is her fourth title of folktales and koto music.