S is for Sumo: Celebrating Hawai'i, the Aloha State

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Dancing dolphins, surfing sumotori, an 'ukulele-strumming 'uku and more! From a'ama to zori, children learn the alphabet by finding objects hidden on every page.

Hawaii is more than tropical beaches and lush rain forests. Its unique blend of Hawaiian, Pacific Rim and American culture welcomes visitors from around the world. "S is for Sumo" celebrates local culture by introducing both newcomers and longtime residents to island favorites such as ...

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Overview

Dancing dolphins, surfing sumotori, an 'ukulele-strumming 'uku and more! From a'ama to zori, children learn the alphabet by finding objects hidden on every page.

Hawaii is more than tropical beaches and lush rain forests. Its unique blend of Hawaiian, Pacific Rim and American culture welcomes visitors from around the world. "S is for Sumo" celebrates local culture by introducing both newcomers and longtime residents to island favorites such as laulau, Spam musubi and malasadas.

For the people of Hawaii, aloha is more than just a word-it is a way of life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781492885757
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 11/7/2013
  • Pages: 42
  • Sales rank: 1,018,921
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Award-winning author/illustrator Tammy Yee has worked on more than two dozen children's books including "The Tsunami Quilt" (written by Anthony Fredericks, Sleeping Bear Press), Honor Awards winner for the 2008 Storytelling World Awards in the Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners category; "A is for Aloha" (written by Uilani Goldsberry, Sleeping Bear Press), selected by the Hawaii Center for the Book to represent the state at the2006 National Book Festival; "Lullaby Moon" (written by Elaine Masters), winner of the 2003 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Children's Books; and the island favorite, "Baby Honu's Incredible Journey."
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