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Our World: Japan

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Board Book

ISBN: 9781646866298

Written by Emily Satoko Seo
Illustrated by Aunyarat Watanabe

Float through the cherry blossoms, snack at the market and watch the stars twinkle following a day in Japan. With text and artwork developed especially for babies, author Emily Satoko Seo and illustrator Aunyarat Watanabe draw on personal experience of life in Japan to create this appealing board book for young readers.

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Key Selling Points:

  • AUTHENTIC: Author Emily Satoko Seo and illustrator Aunyarat Watanabe draw on their lived experience of life in Japan to create this book.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Japan, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Japanese vocabulary.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 6.5 in
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0-4 years

Awards & Accolades

“As an age-appropriate visual guide offering a few Japanese phrases alongside the English narrative, this book presents scenes of daily life that tidily fit within a framework of characteristic associations with Japan” – Kirkus Reviews

About the Contributors

Written by - Emily Satoko Seo
Emily Satoko Seo, a Japanese Canadian chemist turned children’s book author, writes about food, culture, science and nature. She currently lives in Vancouver, Canada with her husband and two young children.
Illustrated by - Aunyarat Watanabe
Aunyarat Watanabe is a Japanese illustrator who loves to explore imaginary worlds and to express her inner child through art. Creating fun content for kids is her passion. She lives and works in Tokyo, Japan with her pet caterpillars.

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