Search Results: "Yuki Kaneko"


BOOK REVIEW

INTO THE SNOW by Yuki Kaneko
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 27, 2016

"Thrillingly cozy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A child narrates a day spent playing in the snow in this collaboration between a Japanese-American author and Japanese illustrator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAIT! WAIT! by Hatsue Nakawaki
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2013

"Tender and wistful and glorious. (Picture book. 1-5)"
A small child is wonder-struck by every creature she encounters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE MEADOW by Yukiko Kato
by Yukiko Kato, illustrated by Komako Sakai, translated by Yuki Kaneko
CHILDREN'S
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 >

BOOK REVIEW

BEACH FEET by Kiyomi Konagaya
CHILDREN'S
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 >

BOOK REVIEW

CHIRRI & CHIRRA by Kaya Doi
by Kaya Doi, illustrated by Kaya Doi, translated by Yuki Kaneko
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 7, 2016

"A serene, feel-good outing with a cozy, old-fashioned feel. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this Japanese import, the first in a long-running series to appear in English, two girls ride bikes through a forest—with stops for clover-blossom tea and jam sandwiches. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHIRRI & CHIRRA, IN THE TALL GRASS by Kaya Doi
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Utterly charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Following their eponymous opening adventure (2016), unflappable Japanese twins Chirri and Chirra return for another serene, sylvan outing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VELVETEEN RABBIT by Margery Williams
by Margery Williams, translated by Yuki Kaneko, retold by Komako Sakai, illustrated by Komako Sakai
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 2, 2012

"No replacement for the original, but a particularly tender variant. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A lightly massaged version of the classic tale, with atmospherically combed and rubbed oil-pencil pictures. Read full book review >

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MANY HAPPY RETURNS
by Julie Danielson

The Fall season in any given year is always a busy time in children’s book publishing. October seems to be the sweet spot for new titles, often ones that generate buzz for months in advance. This Fall, in the world of picture books, there are a handful of new titles in which readers will have the chance to reunite with ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ARE YOU AN ECHO? by David Jacobson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Striking, memorable imagery—a lost hat enjoying a new life as a bird's nest, the mystery of a cicada's molted husk—guarantees fruitful rereadings for readers of all ages. (Picture book/poetry/biography. 6-11)"
A combined picture-book biography and brief anthology of poems by Japan's foremost 20th-century poet for children. Read full book review >