Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Being in the World


BEACH FEET by Kiyomi Konagaya
Kirkus Star
by Kiyomi Konagaya, illustrated by Masamitsu Saito, translated by Yuki Kaneko
Released: June 1, 2012

"A quietly sublime depiction of a child at play by the sea. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In this newest installment in the Being in the World series, Japanese collaborators Konagaya and Saito offer a lovely account of a day in the life of a child at the beach. Read full book review >
IN THE MEADOW by Yukiko Kato
by Yukiko Kato, illustrated by Komako Sakai, translated by Yuki Kaneko
Released: April 1, 2011

"This immersive experience is the first in a proposed series of nature books; a welcome addition. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A memorable day at the river with the whole family. Read full book review >