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All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More (Hardback)
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All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages / Published: 10/03/2011
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**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!** 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, learn some Japanese songs. Two friends, a boy from the country and a girl from the city, take us on a tour of their beloved land through their eyes. They introduce us to their homes, families, favorite places, school life, holidays and more! Celebrate the cherry blossom festival Learn traditional Japanese songs and poems Make easy recipes like mochi (New Year's sweet rice cakes) and okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza or pancakes) Create origami frogs, samurai helmets and more! Beyond the fun and fascinating facts, you'll also learn about the spirit that makes Japan one-of-a-kind. This is a book for families to treasure together.

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9784805310779
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 624 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 15 mm


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"In this treasure-trove of information, two children, one a Tokyo urbanite and the other from a rural village, introduce readers to their country and its culture, including geography, language, traditional arts, costume, etiquette, sports, and festivals. The scope of this book is remarkably comprehensive, covering almost anything a child would want to know, from traditional folktales to contemporary video games and anime." -School Library Journal
"A book for families to treasure together. You'll dive into stories, try new crafts, play some games from Japan, learn Japanese songs...it's the next best thing to being there." -Japan Today
"Enjoy a fresh view of what makes Japan special." -Mizuhito Kanehara, Dean, University of Tokyo
"What a treasure trove of cultural information about Japan for kids!! This book is packed with activities and descriptions of geography, celebrations, everyday life, language and more. This interactive reference guide has so many great ideas that would be perfect for a Japan unit of study or to investigate different aspects of Japanese culture-a must have for libraries and schools looking for multicultural references." -Kid World Citizen blog
"All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More is a wonderful introduction to Japan! It includes an astonishing amount of information considering it is a fairly thin book, including holidays for every month of the year! If you want to teach your children a unit about Japan, either as a homeschooler or an afterschooler, this book is an excellent place to start. The illustrations are very engaging and the book is full of interesting activities to accompany all of the information in the book." -Mama Smiles blog blog
"A wonderful introduction to the culture, history, geography and language of Japan, this book packs it all in with recipes, stories, games and activities. If your child is studying about Japan either at home or at school, this one book can do it all!" -PragmaticMom.com blog
"This book helps us center our exploration of Japan. It shares traditional stories, holidays, life in the city as well as the country (told by children who live there), recipes, crafts, dance, music, poetry, and so much more. All About Japan is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn more about Japan, its history, culture, etc." -Crafty Moms Share blog
"All about Japan is a pearl, a treasure among children's literature." -Bob on Booksblog

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