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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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KOMAKO SAKAI: AN APPRECIATION
by Julie Danielson

If you’ll pardon a moment of insufferable sincerity, today’s column is a bit of a love letter to the work of Komako Sakai, one of Japan’s leading illustrators and one of my favorite artists. She has two new illustrated titles out this Spring, and I think it’s a cause for celebration.

Pictured here is a self-portrait she sent me in ...


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