**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. An audio CD is included and 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
"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.