The Silver Charm

The Silver Charm 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 fores

  • Title: The Silver Charm
  • Author: Robert D. San Souci Yoriko Ito
  • ISBN: 9780385321594
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 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 wLong 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 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 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 Everyone including the animals celebrates with an enormous feast.

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    1. Title:The Silver Charm: A Folktale from Japan Author: Robert D. San SouciIllustrator: Yoriko ItoGenre: Non-European Folktale Theme(s): friendship, determination, listening to parentsOpening 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 his parents, who warn him never to lose it and never to enter the Ogre's forest. While playing alone, the boy breaks both of these rules and gives [...]

    2. A young boy was given a good luck charm in the shape of a ship from his father. The good luck charm had been passed down from generations. The young boy was told to stay out of the woods and not to lose the charm because if he did; misfortune would follow. One day the boy along with his pet dog and fox wondered into the woods and was approached by the ogre. The ogre wanted to eat him but the young boy offered his good luck ship instead. Before the boy could make it home he became very ill. The f [...]

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