Japanese books

Koguma-chan no Doro-Asobi

Koguma-chan no Doroasobi (Koguma-chan's Doroasobi)" is a story of dorokko play and friendship by Ken Wakayama. With colorful, simple illustrations and rhythmical text, the story of Shirokuma-chan and Kenkakatsumo making up is one that children can easily relate to and is ideal for reading to parents and children.
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Top three Picture Books for Both Adults and Kids to Enjoy

In "Top three Picture Books for Both Adults and Kids to Enjoy" introduces a selection of picture books that deliver heartwarming messages and charming illustrations to adults as well. We guide you into the world of wonderful picture books where you can rediscover values and pure enjoyment that are often overlooked in daily life and enjoy reading with your parents and children.
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Three fun and catchy Rhythmic Picture Books

I will introduce in detail the contents and charm of three picture books with addictive rhythms, "Shima Shima Guru Guru", "Sayonara Sankaku" and "Ponchinpan," and how to enjoy reading them to your children. With their rhythmical phrases and vivid illustrations, these picture books will captivate your children.
Western books

Here are three beloved picture books from around the world!

Recommended foreign picture books to nurture children's imagination! The three books introduced in this issue will make your parent-child reading sessions even more special. Please take a look at our selection of picture books that will expand your world through reading.
Japanese books

Gacha Gacha Don Don

"Gacha Gacha Don Don" is a picture book that expresses sounds in colors and shapes. It stimulates children's sense of sight and hearing, and nurtures their creativity and sensitivity through fun activities to perceive the rhythm and intensity of sound. It is also ideal for reading with parents and children.
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Shirokuma-chan Pankaini

"Shirokuma-chan Pankaini" is a picture book about the adventures of Shirokuma-chan and her mother choosing bread during a fun shopping trip. Children will learn about the joys of small everyday discoveries and choices. This is a perfect book for parents and children to read together.
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Dondoko Don

"Dondoko Dodon" is a story about vegetables growing in the soil. With its bright colors and rhythmical word play, this picture book is ideal for conveying to children the wonder of nature and the strength of life.
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"Ponchinpan" is a picture book starring breads that we see in our daily lives, such as loaves of bread and bean-jam buns. Through the various faces of bread, children can expand their imagination and discover new ways of interacting with food. Perfect for families to read together.
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"Kudamono" is a picture book that vividly depicts familiar fruits to children, from whole fruit to easy-to-eat shapes. Each turn of the page brings new discoveries, and parents and children can deepen their understanding of and interest in food and nature while reading the book together.
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"Sakura" is a warm story by Yoko Koga about the dancing petals of cherry blossoms that herald the coming of spring. Through this book, you can feel the beautiful process of cherry blossoms coming into full bloom and the arrival of spring. Written in soft and gentle language, this picture book will warm the hearts of both small children and adults.