Children & YA

688 results for Category: Children & YA
  • Tipsy Balancing Blocks

    Tipsy Balancing Blocks ゆらゆらバランスつみき

    An illustrated book of instructions offers suggestions for endless fun with the accompanying set of wooden blocks designed on the theme of a mother bird and her chicks. With ideas that call for stacking, arranging,… … Details

  • Big Beanie’s New Bed
    Miwa Nakaya

    Big Beanie’s New Bed そらまめくんのあたらしいベッド

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie’s most treasured possession is his cozy bean-pod bed. It’s as soft… … Details

  • Big Beanie and the Very Long Bean
    Miwa Nakaya

    Big Beanie and the Very Long Bean そらまめくんとながいながいまめ

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie and his friends find a strange bean pod sticking out of… … Details

  • A Day in the Life of Big Beanie
    Miwa Nakaya

    A Day in the Life of Big Beanie そらまめくんのぼくのいちにち

    This is another installment in the hugely popular series of picture books featuring a charming fava-bean character named Soramame-kun, or Big Beanie. Big Beanie’s most treasured possession is his soft, fluffy bed made out of… … Details

  • Kaboom from Above
    Naoko Uozumi

    Kaboom from Above てんからどどん

    Karin Takakura is a vivacious eighth-grader who has a habit of blurting out whatever comes into her head without much thought. Recently three of her friends have told her she’s being insensitive and should learn… … Details

  • The Ghost Art Museum 5: Much Ado about the Ghost Amusement Park
    Sachiko Kashiwaba / Takako Hirai

    The Ghost Art Museum 5: Much Ado about the Ghost Amusement Park おばけ美術館5:おばけ遊園地は大さわぎ

    In Welcome to the Ghost Art Museum!, the inaugural volume of what has now become a popular series, a fifth-grade girl named Mahiru became the director of the eponymous museum in accordance with the original… … Details

  • The Bum Detective: Master Thief vs. Gumshoe
    Troll

    The Bum Detective: Master Thief vs. Gumshoe おしりたんてい かいとう VS たんてい

    This is the fourth volume of the Oshiri tantei (The Bum Detective) series of illustrated books featuring a detective with a face like a butt and a brilliant deductive mind, who is also known for… … Details

  • 3D Animal Puzzles
    Kōji Ishikawa

    3D Animal Puzzles どうぶつくみたてパズル

    Kōji Ishikawa is the author of the hugely popular Katanuki ehon (What Am I? Cutout Picture Books) series in which turning a page with one or more special cutouts completes the picture and answers the… … Details

  • I Have a Complaint
    Shinsuke Yoshitake

    I Have a Complaint ふまんがあります

    This is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to author Shinsuke Yoshitake’s wacky Riyū ga arimasu (I Have a Reason), in which the child justifies his nose-picking, nail-biting, and other bad habits by coming up with imaginative… … Details

  • I Have a Reason
    Shinsuke Yoshitake

    I Have a Reason りゆうがあります

    The popular author of Ringo kamo shirenai (It Might Be an Apple) here takes up the subject of undesirable habits—picking one’s nose, biting one’s nails, jiggling one’s knee, and the like. Although these are the… … Details

  • Puddle
    Maho Tonouchi

    Puddle みずたまり

    A kindergarten boy named Fuku goes outside after some rain and finds a big puddle of water in front of his house. He sloshes into it with his rubber boots and is splashing around when… … Details

  • The Little Black Bear’s Neckerchief
    Yukiko Kobayashi

    The Little Black Bear’s Neckerchief くろくまくんのスカーフ

    This is a sequel to Kurokuma-kun no pankēki (Pancakes with the Little Black Bears) featuring the three bear brothers Kooi, Koof, and Koos.? One day when the three bears get back from a walk in… … Details

  • Good Contest!!
    Mayuko Kishira

    Good Contest!! しょうぶだ!!

    The satisfaction of a hard-fought contest is portrayed in a humorous way. A cow who’s so weak, a hare who’s so slow, and a pig who’s so skinny that no other cow or hare or… … Details

  • The Greedy Wolf
    Mayuko Kishira

    The Greedy Wolf よくばりおおかみ

    A hungry wolf comes to Sheep Park intending to catch himself some dinner. He climbs into a tree where he has a good view of the area and begins assessing the situation with his telescope.… … Details

  • Twelve Munchkins in the Forest
    Hiroaki Hara & Birthday

    Twelve Munchkins in the Forest こびとの森の12にん

    Ruby is a little munchkin who lives in the forest with Big Mama, who loves to cook, Little Papa, who’s good with his hands, and her nine little munchkin brothers and sisters. The munchkins are… … Details

  • Adventure! Discovery! Spectacular Mazes: The Legend of Magicalune
    Hiroaki Hara & Birthday

    This is one of 14 volumes to date in the Bōken! Hakken! Dai-meiro! (Adventure! Discovery! Spectacular Mazes) series of books that call for readers to solve mazes and hidden-picture puzzles as part of a fanciful… … Details

  • What We Become When Baby Comes
    Kanayo Sugiyama

    What We Become When Baby Comes あかちゃんが うまれたら なるなる なんに なる?

    A little girl who has a new baby brother enumerates all the things she and her parents “become” as a result, beginning with “I become a big sister.” Her mother “becomes me and the baby’s… … Details

  • My Hat
    Yōko Sano

    My Hat わたしのぼうし

    A little girl of about kindergarten age narrates this story. She has a white hat with a red flower on it. Her brother, a year or two older, has a white hat with a blue… … Details

  • Night Boat
    Haruo Yamashita / Ken Kuroi

    Night Boat よるのふね

    After supper, Papa goes out onto the upstairs balcony to smoke. He’s still out there in the dark when a small earthquake hits, and little Misaki takes a penlight with her to check on him.… … Details

  • The Puppet Family Moves Away
    Mutsumi Ishii / Kuniko Nagasaki

    The Puppet Family Moves Away おにんぎょうさんのおひっこし

    A little girl loves playing with her finger puppets?a family that includes a father, mother, sisters Ayu and Ami, and their pet dog. Yesterday she played only with Ami because the others were missing, and… … Details