In this English telling of the popular Japanese tale, Kentaro is worried about how he will care for his mother. He has no money to buy food or medicines and he is convinced that he will die. A mysterious old man gave Kentaro a magic slipper to solve his problems. Will it? Will Kentaro’s greedy uncle con him out of it?
Story Title: The Magic Slipper
Story Retold by Hema Pande
Storytellers: Erica Taraporewala