Books by Empress Michiko

THE MAGIC POCKET by Michio Mado
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Both Japanese and English versions of the poems appear. (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
The Magic Pocket (32 pp.; $16.00; Nov. 1; 0-689-82137-9): Mado's second collection of poetry (The Animals, 1992) reflects with quiet intimacy children's relationship with the natural world, with lithe phrasing that is exquisitely pared down and precise. Read full book review >
THE ANIMALS by Michio Mado
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"Lovely. (Poetry. 5+)"
A first appearance in English for Michio Mado, Japan's 1990 nominee for the Andersen Award. Read full book review >