The Sand Castle

by Shigeru Tamura

Ages 3 UP

A boy making a sand castle on the beach is drawn into a fantasy world, in which people and objects materialize from the sand. He meets the sand king. When the tide comes in, the castle is washed away. But the boy is left with the magic rainbow shell that he received from the king.

26 x 22 cm, 40 pages, Full-colour illustrations
First published July 2001