The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne SnyderThe Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder

The Boy of the Three-Year Nap

byDianne SnyderIllustratorAllen Say

Paperback | October 14, 1993

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Lazy Taro gets his comeuppance.

Dianne Snyder spent part of her childhood in Japan, where she heard many traditional folk stories and trickster tales- like The Boy of the Three-Year Nap"-told by itinerant storytellers. She now lives in Virginia. Allen Say was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1937. He dreamed of becoming a cartoonist from the age of six, and, at age t...
Title:The Boy of the Three-Year NapFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 10.31 × 0.15 inPublished:October 14, 1993Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:039566957X

ISBN - 13:9780395669570

Appropriate for ages: 4


From Our Editors

Lazy Taro gets his comeuppance when his wise mother uses his trick to avoid work to her own advantage. Winner of the Caldecott Honor Medal and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and selected as an ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.

Editorial Reviews

The pictures, handsome in every respect, are done in Japanese style, and complement a well-crafted story." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review "