Winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Memoir of the Year 2020
A cultural adventure for kids, All About Japan offers a journey to a new place—and ways to bring it to life! Dive into stories, play some games from Japan, and learn some Japanese songs.
Discusses and illustrates the milestones of each major period of Japanese history, from prehistoric times to the present day.
Seven-year-old Mimiko lives in Tokyo, and here you can follow a year’s worth of fun, food and festivities in Mimiko’s life, month by month. Learn the right way to put on a kimono and see Mimiko’s top ten favorite meals—just try not to eat the pages featuring delicious wagashi!
Japan (Enchantment of the World) by Ruth Bjorklund
Learn about the country’s history, culture, people and much more!
Whether preparing for a vacation, or simply wanting to learn about Japan, this book gives you all you need to know, fun places to visit, tasty food to try, and fun, interactive pop quizzes throughout. Come join Dinobibi and Hinata on an adventure and DISCOVER Japan.
Japan Travel Guide: Things I Wish I’D Known Before Going To Japan
by Ken Fukuyama and Yuki Fukuyama
Everything you need to know about Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hokkaido
A wonderful look at Japanese culture and family life, Japanese Traditions is an intricately illustrated romp through the childhood reminiscences of author/illustrator Setsu Broderick. Told via a series of short text blocks and lighthearted illustrations based on cats, Japanese Traditions displays seasonal festivals and activities such as O-Bon (Festival of the Souls), O-hanami (cherry blossom viewing) and preparing for the New Year.
Judo, origami, sushi – with just a few words an immediate landscape is conjured: the country of Japan. In K is for Kabuki: A Japan Alphabet, young readers are invited to travel to faraway Japan and explore its rich history, traditions, and role in today’s world.
All about Japan, especially for kids—geography, fascinating history, and flags and symbols, as well as Japanese culture, food, and even some useful word in Japanese.
A perfect introduction to Japanese culture for kids, My Awesome Japan Adventure is the diary of an American fifth grader who travels to Japan to spend four exciting months with a Japanese family as an exchange student.
Yoshio thinks Tokyo sounds like a symphony hall! But one day he meets a musician who tells Yoshio that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for the sound of silence.