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 Ruth Rocha. Illustrated by Madalena Matoso. Translated from Portuguese by Lyn Miller-Lachmann. What the world must look like to our kiddos who are still learning how to read, and how exciting it is when letters begin to combine and make sense.
Written by Inger Hagerup. Illustrated by Paul René Gauguin. Translated from Norwegian by Becky L. Crook. Contemplate a hedgehog’s bristles, a crab’s bad mood, a pea who believes it was meant to be a butterfly and other wonderful images in Inger's poems.