Search Results: "Yasunari Kawabata"


BOOK REVIEW

FIRST SNOW ON FUJI by Yasunari Kawabata
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Beautifully spare, moving, and involving work from one of the modern masters."
First Snow On Fuji ($24.00; Sept.; 224 pp.; 1-58243-022-5). Read full book review >

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DANDELIONS by Yasunari Kawabata
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"World literature lost a fine voice with Kawabata's death, to which this elegantly puzzling work stands as testimonial."
Pensive last novel by Kawabata, unfinished at the time of the author's 1972 suicide but still capable of standing on its own. Read full book review >

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999 TADPOLES by Ken Kimura
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2011

"This well-paced journey, with just enough tension to keep young listeners engaged, will be a solid storytime choice. (Picture book. 3-7) "
Having outgrown their pond, a frog family moves out, crossing a field where they meet a scary snake and then a hungry hawk that unwittingly flies them to a perfect home. Read full book review >

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999 FROGS WAKE UP by Ken Kimura
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Like its predecessor, this Japanese import is an excellent storytime choice. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The froglets who once were 999 Tadpoles (2011) wake from hibernation for an eventful spring. Read full book review >