Japanese Nursery Rhymes

Children's
$16.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9784805311882
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9784805311882
Format:
Hardcover & CD
Date Published:
03/10/2012
Illustrations:
bilingual Japanese & English text; full-color illus throughout; includes Audio disc
Number of Pages:
32
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

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**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers.

What better way to learn the Japanese language than through rhymes and music. This beautifully illustrated multicultural book features songs and rhymes in both English and Japanese. Accompanied by an audio CD with recordings of kids singing in both languages — songs so fun and charming, it will be nearly impossible for you not to sing along!

Favorite Japanese songs and rhymes include:
  • My Hometown
  • Bubbles
  • The Rabbit Dance
  • The Cradle Lullaby
  • and many more!

For preschoolers and beyond, this book will be a joy to the mind, the eye, the ear and the heart.


About the Author:
Danielle Wright first began collecting nursery rhymes for her young son in 2005. In 2008 she created the award-winning multilingual book My Village: Rhymes from Around the World. Danielle has taught English to children in Japan and currently runs an at-home writing, public relations and editing business. She lives in New Zealand with her husband, two children and two cats.

Helen Acraman is a New Zealand artist living in Toronto, Canada. Her whimsical graphic works reflect a passion for environmental issues, natural living and the childlike quality that lives in everyone. Together, they wrote Korean Nursery Rhymes: Wild Geese, Land of Goblins and Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes, also available from Tuttle Publishing.