Children & YA

701 results for Category: Children & YA
  • Chameleon’s Colors
    Chisato Tashiro

    Chameleon’s Colors ぼくはカメレオン

    Chameleon is sick of changing colors to match his surroundings wherever he goes. So he’s surprised one day to learn that Hippo is envious of all the pretty colors he can change into. He promptly… … Details

  • The 108th Sheep
    Ayano Imai

    The 108th Sheep 108ぴきめのひつじ

    Emma can’t sleep. She drinks some warm milk and tries reading lots of books, but she just feels wider awake than ever. Next she decides to try counting sheep. One sheep, two sheep, three sheep… … Details

  • B and I and R and D
    Komako Sakai

    B and I and R and D BとIとRとD

    This volume contains eight short stories, each illustrated with striking artwork by author Komako Sakai herself. In Hiruma no jōki kikansha (Steam Locomotive in the Afternoon), the narrator describes a dream in which she is… … Details

  • Blink
    Hiroshi Homura / Komako Sakai

    Blink まばたき

    A butterfly takes flight, the silent cuckoo clock begins announcing the hour, the tensely poised cat suddenly springs?stasis gives way to movement in the blink of an eye. This evocative picture book portrays time’s passage… … Details

  • The Klutzy Witch Is a Princess
    Satoko Narita

    The Klutzy Witch Is a Princess らくだい魔女はプリンセス

    Queen Leia of the Silver Castle has a daughter name Fūka, who is constantly flubbing up at witchcraft school. A certain mystery surrounds the fact that she is golden-haired, despite being a princess of the… … Details

  • Five Nice Mice & the Great Car Race
    Chisato Tashiro

    Five Nice Mice & the Great Car Race 5ひきのすてきなねずみ  まちのじどうしゃレース

    This is the third volume in the Five Nice Mice series featuring five little rodents with highly distinctive personalities. One day, the five nice mice learn that there is to be a Great Car Race,… … Details

  • Five Nice Mice Build a House
    Chisato Tashiro

    Five Nice Mice Build a House 5ひきのすてきなねずみ ひっこしだいさくせん

    Readers will be amused by the endlessly expressive mice and their ingenious homemaking ideas in this second volume of the Five Nice Mice series, featuring five little rodents with highly distinctive personalities. The house next… … Details

  • Five Nice Mice in Concert
    Chisato Tashiro

    Five Nice Mice in Concert 5ひきのすてきなねずみ  おんがくかいのよる

    A story that speaks to the power of music to bring people together and make them smile, this is the first volume in the Five Nice Mice series featuring five little rodents with highly distinctive… … Details

  • I Was Just Minding My Own Business, When . . .
    Tarō Gomi

    I Was Just Minding My Own Business, When . . . のんびりしてたら・・・

    A boy is just minding his own business, not doing anything in particular, when a patch of green grass sprouts on his head. This is followed by a brick wall, a surge of waves, a… … Details

  • Mix-and-Match Animal Fun!
    Satoshin / Dolly

    Mix-and-Match Animal Fun! どうぶつまぜこぜあそび

    A strange-looking animal clings to a tree branch. “I’m a koalion,” he says. Beneath him on the page is the question, “Can you tell what two animals I came from?” The answer is a koala… … Details

  • I Know! I’ll Write a Letter!
    Wakako Nariyuki / Satoshi Iriyama

    I Know! I’ll Write a Letter! そうだ、おてがみ かこう

    In this heartwarming tale based on the author’s own experience, Aya enters the first grade. At the welcoming ceremony on the first day of school, everyone else is chattering away, catching up with each other.… … Details

  • Kō-chan
    Atsuko Suga / Komako Sakai

    Kō-chan こうちゃん

    The late author and translator Atsuko Suga has earned high praise for writings that tread the border between personal essay and short story, and which frequently draw on her extended stay in Italy during the… … Details

  • Friday Sugar
    Komako Sakai

    Friday Sugar 金曜日の砂糖ちゃん

    Three elegantly illustrated, dream-like stories tell about small children spending time alone. The title tale centers on a little girl known as “Friday Sugar.” As she naps in her yard one afternoon, birds, bees, butterflies,… … Details

  • Grade 6 Room 1: The Day the Class Broke
    Emi Saitō

    Grade 6 Room 1: The Day the Class Broke 教室 ―6年1組がこわれた日―

    In this stirring tale, grade-school children are shown dealing with such serious issues as bullying and classroom breakdown, working out solutions for themselves, and?strengthened by the experience?finding a way forward. Mizuki is a sixth-grader who… … Details

  • Princess Drawing Lessons for Little Girls

    Princess Drawing Lessons for Little Girls おんなのこのためのプリンセスおえかきレッスン

    This is a “how to” book for those who want to learn to draw cute pictures of princesses and other female figures. In addition to model illustrations, the book provides line drawings at various stages… … Details

  • Rin’s Present
    Takashi Kikuchi / Satoshi Itaya

    Rin’s Present リンちゃんのプレゼント

    Rin loves to sing, and she writes good songs, too. Today one of her friends is having a party for her fifth birthday. Rin’s present to her is a special song she has written, which… … Details

  • White Rabbit and the Apple Tree
    Mutsumi Ishii / Komako Sakai

    White Rabbit and the Apple Tree しろうさぎとりんごの木

    White Rabbit was born in the spring, and now it is summer. Her family’s house in the woods may be small, but she has everything she needs. A mother and father she adores. A bed… … Details

  • Mr. Hide ’n’ Seek
    Akiko Sueyoshi / Akiko Hayashi

    Mr. Hide ’n’ Seek もりのかくれんぼう

    Keiko and her older brother have been playing in the park, and he says he’ll race her home. As she chases after him, she crawls through a hedge and finds herself at the edge of… … Details

  • Two Cats
    Yūko Higuchi

    Two Cats ふたりのねこ

    In this bittersweet tale of a brief friendship, two cats?one a plush toy and the other real?meet in a park near the end of summer. Nyanko, the stuffed one, has been accidentally left behind by… … Details

  • No Wildcats
    Kimiko Aman / Takushi Kitada

    No Wildcats 山ねこおことわり

    Mr. Matsui drives a taxi. One autumn day, he picks up a young man as a passenger and follows his instructions to turn right, then left, and so on, over and over, until he no… … Details