The Seven Gods of Luck
Author: David Kudler
This retelling of traditional Japanese fairy tale (written by JCF managing editor David Kudler with illustrations by Linda Finch) explores the myths and traditions of the Japanese New Year and the Shichifukujin — the Seven Gods of Luck.
“A sweetly illustrated retelling” – The New York Times
Sachiko and Kenji just want to welcome the new year in the proper way, but their mother tells them they don’t have the money for a New Year’s feast.
An act of generosity brings help from an unexpected source in this heartwarming Japanese classic.
May the Seven Gods of Luck visit you!
With notes by the author on Japanese New Traditions and the Seven Gods of Luck