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Author Inui, Tomiko, 1924-2002, author.

Title The secret of the blue glass / Tomiko Inui ; translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori.

Publication Info. London : Pushkin Children's Books, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI INUI,T    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI INUI,T    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Juvenile, JRHI Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, JRHI Fiction.
Description 183 pages ; 20 cm
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Note Originally published by Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc., Tokyo, Japan in 1967 under the title of Kokage no ie no Kobitotachi (Yuri and the Little People).
Summary In a dusty library, in the quietest corner of a house in a Tokyo suburb, live the Little People: Fern and Balbo, Robin and Iris. Just a few inches high, sleeping in cigarette boxes and crafting shoes from old book jackets, they need only one thing from their Humans, a nightly glass of milk, served in a sparkling Blue Glass goblet, by a trusted young member of the Human family. But when the Second World War comes to Japan, bringing a dangerous new kind of patriotism, both Humans and their beloved Little People face a world they could never before have imagined.
Audience 8+.
Language Translated from the Japanese.
Subject Children -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction.
Rationing -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Children -- Fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1926-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Japan -- History -- 1926-1945 -- Fiction.
Japan -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Added Author Takemori, Ginny Tapley, translator.
Juvenile Collection.
Added Title Kokage no ie no kobitotachi. English
ISBN 9781782690344 (paperback) : $12.95
1782690344 (paperback) : $12.95

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