Books by Akiko Miyakoshi

THE PIANO RECITAL by Akiko Miyakoshi
Released: Sept. 3, 2019

"A soothing, fanciful adventure for those fretting about an upcoming performance. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this Japanese import, a child imagines a fantastical mouse theater as a means of overcoming her piano-recital anxiety. Read full book review >
THE WAY HOME IN THE NIGHT by Akiko Miyakoshi
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"Originally published in Japan, this reflective, dreamy tale with its timeless art is a must for the bedtime shelf. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A fully anthropomorphic mother rabbit carries her sleepy bunny home as the youngster contemplates the comforting sights and sounds of the city at night. Read full book review >
THE STORM by Akiko Miyakoshi
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Atmospheric and engaging; this Japanese import is a perfect rainy-day read. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Beach-day hopes are dashed by a storm, but in slumber a mighty ship outruns the tempest; and in the morning, the protagonist finds the promise of a new day. Read full book review >
THE TEA PARTY IN THE WOODS by Akiko Miyakoshi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"As beguilingly surreal as the Mad Hatter's party, with its own enigmatic appeal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Kikko wakes up to snow, her father goes off to clear the walk around Grandma's house but forgets the pie he was to take with him. Read full book review >