Search Results: "Kaoru Ohno"


BOOK REVIEW

CAGE ON THE SEA by Kaoru Ohno
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2014

"An appealing historical novel of World War II."
In Ohno's debut novel inspired by true events, an American soldier must convince a group of Japanese holdouts on a remote island that World War II has ended. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BEE AND THE DREAM by Jan Freeman Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1996

"Just as meticulous and quite full of humor are the illustrations: Shin's posture when he believes his fortune is lost has the slope of the truly wretched. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A Japanese folktale that illustrates how purchasing a friend's dream can lead to profit is sandwiched between two old sayings. ``When you see a bee fly from someone's nose, good fortune will be yours'' is the promise that opens the book. Read full book review >