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Tanuki's Gift

Written by Tim J Myers and illustrated by Robert Roth
Published by Marshall Cavendish
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One winter, a priest takes in a furry tanuki and the two become friends, but when the tanuki tries to repay the priest, they both learn a lesson.

What Kind of Book is Tanuki's Gift

folk lore
making friends

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Who Wrote Tanuki's Gift

Tim J Myers

Tim J. Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and senior lecturer at Santa Clara University. His children’s books have won recognition from the New York Times, NPR, and the Smithsonian; he has 15 out and more on the way. He’s published over 140 poems, won a first prize in a poetry contest judged by John Updike, has four books of adult poetry out, published a nonfiction book on fatherhood, and won a major prize in science fiction. He won the West Coast Songwriters Saratoga Chapter Song of the Year and the 2012 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for Fiction. Tim can whistle and hum at the same time, though he hasn't won any awards for that--yet. Find him at or on Facebook at

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Who Illustrated Tanuki's Gift

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Publication Date:
April 1, 2003