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GRANDPA'S TOWN by Takaaki Nomura

GRANDPA'S TOWN

by Takaaki Nomura & illustrated by Takaaki Nomura & translated by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum

Age Range: 4 - 8

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1991
ISBN: 0-916291-36-7
Publisher: Kane/Miller

 With text appearing in Japanese and English, a simple story about a little boy who is worried that his widowed grandfather is lonely--until he goes with him to a public bath and realizes how many friends Grandpa has. Of interest especially for its handsome woodcuts of the village scene, including a detailed depiction of men and boys of all ages chatting as they go through the bath's routine. Fine ``multicultural'' material. (Picture book. 4-8)