Search Results: "Kimiko Kajikawa"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1999

This charming picture book explores how various animals sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TSUNAMI! by Kimiko Kajikawa
Kirkus Star
by Kimiko Kajikawa, illustrated by Ed Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A visually powerful and dramatic tribute to one man's willingness to sacrifice everything for others. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Through quick thinking and personal sacrifice, a wise old Japanese farmer saves the people of his village from a devastating tsunami in this simple yet striking story based on Lafcadio Hearn's "A Living God." Read full book review >

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A CARP FOR KIMIKO by Virginia Kroll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"An upbeat but still bracing look at a culture in which children learn to accept tradition—and, like all children, to bargain within the constraints they're given. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Kimiko yearns for a carp-shaped kite to fly on Children's Day, like the one little brother Yukio has, but it's not the Japanese tradition: kites are for boys. Read full book review >

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SACHIKO MEANS HAPPINESS by Kimiko Sakai
Released: Dec. 30, 1990

Sachiko may share Grandma.'s name, but Grandma herself has recently become so forgetful and difficult that Sachiko, when Mother once again asks her to watch her, is rebellious: she lets Grandma—who doesn't even recognize Sachiko today—go out to look for her "home." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FOX WISH by Kimiko Aman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A sweet, compelling yarn that perfectly captures the archetypal childhood synthesis of fantasy and reality. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Wishes come true in this story of an unexpected, interspecies friendship imported from Japan. Read full book review >