By Aurora Cacciapuoti
Pairing words and characters with whimsical illustrations, each section features examples of word pronunciation, the three main Japanese writing systems (kanji, hiragana, and katakana), and common Japanese elements.
By Icinori (designers Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller) . This classic Japanese fairy tale tells the story of Issun Boshi, the tiny son of an old, long childless couple. Tiny and brave--these are the two most striking characteristics of Issun Boshi.
By Sanae Ishida. Take a peek into the lives of sumo wrestlers in this adorable counting book! Simple, charming scenes within the sumo stable let young readers practice numbers from one to ten, fifty, and one hundred, while they learn how sumo wrestlers do
By Sanae Ishida. Simple, charming scenes with sumo wrestlers help young readers learn the concept of opposites, like awake and asleep, and up and down. The Japanese word that corresponds to the English word for each opposite is included.