Selections from Hearn's Tales
The text originally came from:
Hearn, Lafcadio, translator. Japanese Fairy Tales: The Boy Who Drew Cats. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, 1898.
Hearn (1850-1904) translated five volumes of Japanese Fairy Tales, including:
The Boy Who Drew Cats (1898)
SurLaLune does not own an original of the text and derived the tales available above from various later publications that used unabridged versions of the original.