Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes (Downloadable Audio of Rhymes in Japanese Included)

Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes (Downloadable Audio of Rhymes in Japanese Included)

by Danielle Wright, Helen Acraman

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

"Fifteen rhymes, one per spread, celebrate the changing seasons, flora and fauna, and idyllic rural life, providing an enchanting window into a culture that cherishes its close relationship with nature…This collection holds appeal for anyone interested in the country and would be a wonderful addition to an international-themed story time." School Library Journal

This delightful collection of beloved Japanese nursery rhymes, Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers ages 4 to 8.

This beautifully illustrated bilingual children's book features songs and rhymes in both English and Japanese. Companion downloadable or streamable audio contains recordings of all the rhymes by native Japanese speakers. It's impossible not to sing along!

The popular Japanese songs and rhymes include:
  • My Hometown
  • Bubbles
  • The Rabbit Dance
  • The Cradle Lullaby
  • And many more!
"Did You Know" notes about Japanese culture are included throughout the book, with an introduction to Japanese for parents, teachers, and librarians at the back.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462913732
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 03/26/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 18 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

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.

Table of Contents

Hometown (verse by Tatsuyuki Takano)

The Roly-poly Acorn (verse by Nagayoshi Aoki)

The Village Festival (verse by the Japanese Ministry of Education)

Chorus of the Raccoons (verse by Ujou Noguchi)

Falling Rain (verse by Hakushuu Kitahara)

Little Red Bird (verse by Hakushuu Kitahara)

Bubbles (verse by Ujou Noguchi)

Train (Anonymous)

Come Spring (verse by Gyofuu Souma)

Carp Streamers: (verse by Miyako Kondo)

The Seagull Sailors (verse by Toshiko Takeuchi)

Snow (verse by the Japanese Ministry of Education)

The Rabbits' Dance (verse by Hakushuu Kitahara)

Moon (verse by the Japanese Ministry of Education)

The Cradle Lullaby (verse by Ujou Noguchi)

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