9 edition of The Plum-Rain Scroll found in the catalog.
by Univ of Queensland Pr
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||366|
In 55 libraries. Old Japan; a missing scroll with the Unanswerable Word, the Word of Power, written on it;, an evil lord intent on finding it and only an Odd Job Boy and the Lord-Eight-Thousand-Spears to foil his plans. Children's stories.; Literary prizes - Australia.; Courage - Fiction. CBCA Book of the Year Awards - 2 THE CHILDREN’S BOOK COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS – From to the Book of the Year Awards were judged and presented by the Children’s Book Council of New South Wales. In when the Children’s Book Councils in the various States drew up the Constitution for the CBC of Australia, the judging of.
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The Plum Rain Scroll is a magical scroll which is written in the ‘old language’. It contains three great magic – the secret of immortality; the secret of turning baser metal into gold (similar to the philosopher’s stone) but most important of all, the ‘unanswerable word’ - word with the power to render all who hear it powerless to resist. For a more complete write-up about the book, refer to editor Alan Wong’s Bibliophobia blog post. He wrote that it was ‘styled according to CS Lewis’ Narnia Chronicles’ (gasp!) but the actual inspiration behind The Jugra Chronicles is Ruth Manley’s Chronicles of Old Japan –The Plum Rain Scroll, The Dragon Stone and The Peony Lantern.
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The Plum-Rain Scroll has long been missing, but in old Japan, men have forgotten its existence. When the evil Marishoten, the Black Iris Lord, seeks to overthrow the Mikado, and usurp the Chrysanthemum Throne, he first seeks the precious Scroll, to learn the Unanswerable Word - the Word of Power/5(6).
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But I thought I'd read it first. But first he must find the Plum-Rain Scroll, which holds the three secrets which will help him to achieve his victory. From the humble Tachibana-ya, the Orange Tree Inn, two unlikely companions set forth to seek the Scroll before Marishoten can achieve his evil design: Taro, the Odd Job boy, and Prince Hachi (Lord Eight Thousand Spears).
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Queensland author, Ruth Manley, loved Japanese culture, history and literature, and it shows in her writing. Her first book, The Plum-Rain Scroll, published inwas chosen as Children’s Book of the Year by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, to be followed by The Dragon Stone, shortlisted by the CBC, and The Peony Lantern.
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Manley, Ruth. & Yamaguchi, Marianne. Book summary. The Australia Book documents the history of the country from before European settlement up till the s, when the book was written. It is aimed at younger children and is heavily illustrated.
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