"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
- The Rabbit Dance
- The Cradle Lullaby
- And many more!
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||18 MB|
|Note:||This product may take a few minutes to download.|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
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)
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)