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The Kappa In Japanese Folklore

  • Kappas are legendary creatures that inhabit the rivers and waterways of Japan. They have beaked noses, shells on their back and a depression on their heads that holds water. Kappa are mischievous troublemakers. Their pranks range from the relatively innocent, such as loudly passing gas or looking up women's kimonos, to the more troublesome such as drowning swimmers and eating children. They feed on their victims by sucking their liver though their anus. They love cucumbers and if you write your name on a cucumber and throw it in the river, the kappa may be appeased by your gift and allow you to swim in peace.

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December 13, 2007



These books look wonderful, I just bought 8 more , I should probably post them, Im just too lazy to take pictures!! I relly like those dools on the cover!!
Happy Holidays


Candyland looks like lots of fun for little ones! I love the Japanese crafting books and your quilts in the post below are just so gorgeous.


Made the mistake of showing my girls the pictures of your girls in Candy Land. Now they want to go too. I keep trying to explain that it is across an ocean, a BIG ocean, in another country. . .


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