Children & YA

697 results for Category: Children & YA
  • Stretchy Wolf
    Tatsuya Miyanishi

    Stretchy Wolf のびのびおおかみ

    Wolf is ambling along when he sees an apple hanging from a tree, seemingly well out of reach. Too bad, you think, but just then, bwannng, Wolf’s arm stretches all the way across the page… … Details

  • Always Be Prepared Earthquake Notes: A Disaster Manual for Parent and Child
    Tomohide Atsumi / Bunpei Yorifuji

    Always Be Prepared Earthquake Notes: A Disaster Manual for Parent and Child 親子のための地震イツモノート キモチの防災マニュアル

    In Japan, earthquakes are not a question of if but when?which means it is essential to always be prepared. The original Jishin itsumo nōto (Always Be Prepared Earthquake Notes), published in 2007, has sold more… … Details

  • Hot Hot Hotcakes
    Yūichi Kimura / Toshio Nishiuchi

    Hot Hot Hotcakes ほっとほっとホットケーキ

    The story is about a family of field mice?five children and their Mama. Nonesuke is the big brother, and he’s followed in age order by sisters Nono and Nene, brother Zunta, and baby sister Mii.… … Details

  • Little Friends
    Reiko Katayama / Takako Kawakami

    Little Friends ちいさなともだち

    Michiko is sitting on a chair in her yard about to bite into a cookie when she sees a butterfly, frog, lizard, and brown-eared bulbul gathered in a flowerpot at her feet. The frog points… … Details

  • The Small Town
    Shinsaku Fujita

    The Small Town ちいさなまち

    In a little town a little girl is sunning herself on the stoop in front of her house when her older brother comes to invite her on a walk. They start out hand in hand,… … Details

  • Urio
    Shigeru Muroi / Yoshifumi Hasegawa

    Urio ウリオ

    Popular actress and author Shigeru Muroi weaves a story based on a baby boar raised to maturity by a friend. Old Man Tanaka, a woodcutter, gives the family of eight-year old Mā-kun and his little… … Details

  • Little Kitty Lette
    Natsuko Ichikawa

    Little Kitty Lette こねこのレッテ

    Lette the kitten belongs to a postal carrier who lives in a third-floor apartment. The little kitty’s favorite spot to rest when the mailman is away is in an old mail-carrier’s bag that now hangs… … Details

  • Bashful Bunny White
    Kaori Tajima

    Bashful Bunny White はずかしがりやのしろうさちゃん

    Little Bunny White arrives with her older sister and mother at Grandma’s house, to spend her summer vacation on the coast. But the shy bunny hides behind her mother when she sees her Grandma for… … Details

  • Bicycles, Creak Creak
    Eiko Kadono / Tomomi Shimada

    Bicycles, Creak Creak じてんしゃ ギルリ ギルリ

    Two new bicycles are delivered from the store. The larger one is for Little Pink, the smaller one for her dog Bonbon. Pink and Bonbon start out on a ride. Their bicycles make creaking noises… … Details

  • Gulliver’s Travels
    Hisashi Inoue / Mitsumasa Anno

    Gulliver’s Travels ガリバーの冒険

    In 1969, Hisashi Inoue and Mitsumasa Anno collaborated on a Japanese picture-book edition of the world classic by Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels. In this reissue of the long out-of-print adaptation, the text by Inoue remains… … Details

  • Settle the White and Black of It, Good Zebra
    Ikuko Nagai / Junko Kusuhara

    Settle the White and Black of It, Good Zebra しろくろつけてよ シマウマくん

    This story is built on the association between a zebra’s stripes and the Japanese expression shirokuro o tsukeru?“to make things black and white,” or to settle a question once and for all. Zebra is taking… … Details

  • Used to Be Children
    Yōko Tomiyasu / Hiroshi Itō

    Used to Be Children もとこども

    My grandpa used to be a carpenter. I wonder what his life was like before that? My mom is a teacher. I wonder how she spent her time before that? The young woman who lives across the… … Details

  • Girls’ Coloring Book: The Charming Lives of Laura and Mary

    Girls’ Coloring Book: The Charming Lives of Laura and Mary ガールズぬりえ ローラとメアリーのかわいいくらし

    Mary lives in the country surrounded by nature, while Laura lives in a bustling city. The two girls were born on the same day and will soon be 17. Although they live completely different lives,… … Details

  • My First Adventure 8: Whose Voice Is That?
    Tatsuhide Matsuoka

    My First Adventure 8: Whose Voice Is That? はじめてのぼうけん8 だれのこえ?

    This is the eighth book in author Tatsuhide Matsuoka’s Hajimete no bōken (My First Adventure) series, designed to help even the smallest children get to know the natural world around them. This volume focuses on… … Details

  • How Much Longer, How Much Longer?
    Fumiko Takeshita / Michiko Egashira

    How Much Longer, How Much Longer? まだかなまだかな

    This book focuses on times of anticipation when baby animals or children are waiting for their mother to come, wondering anxiously, “How much longer? How much longer?”?and on those special moments that follow when she… … Details

  • Inside Something Round
    Machiko Fuji / Maki Arai

    Inside Something Round まるいもののなかに

    Inside a plump, rounded tulip bud are stamens and pistils. Inside a juicy ripe peach is a pit that will one day sprout into a new tree. Inside the tiny round insect egg stuck to… … Details

  • Kū and Mā’s Learning Books: What’s This Animal?
    Kōshirō Hata

    Kū and Mā’s Learning Books: What’s This Animal? クーとマーのおぼえるえほん どうぶつなあに

    This is the ninth volume in the Kū and Mā’s Learning Books series featuring the twin bear cubs Kū, a boy, and Mā, a girl, in storylines that help small children learn colors, shapes, body… … Details

  • Brush Brush Your Teeth

    Brush Brush Your Teeth しゃかしゃかはみがき

    This is a picture book for parents who wish to teach their child proper dental hygiene in a way that is both fun and memorable. How do you clean those hard-to-reach teeth at the back?… … Details

  • Planting Rice on Grandpa’s Farm
    Momomi Sako

    Planting Rice on Grandpa’s Farm おじいちゃんちのたうえ

    Each spring, Shōtarō and his family go to Grandpa’s farm to help with the rice planting. Now in elementary school, Shōtarō has promised that this year he will pitch in, too. When his alarm goes… … Details

  • Beddy-Bye
    Momomi Sako

    Beddy-Bye ねんね

    For some small children, learning to go to bed by themselves can be a major hurdle that causes difficulties. This book tells a story designed to put their fears to rest. When Mama says it’s… … Details