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Hurry hurry! Ambulances
Hurry hurry! Ambulances
by Fumiko Takeshita
illus. by Mamoru Suzuki
Ages 2 UP
The latest picture book celebrating vehicles from this long-standing author-illustrator duo. Everyone knows the familiar “nee-naw nee-naw” of an...view details
Tug-of-Walk
Tug-of-Walk
by Haruka Miike
Ages 3 UP
A boy and his grandmother enjoy going for walks together—but where will they go and who will be fastest? The two of them are constantly looking to...view details
Two Makes One
Two Makes One
by Minako Kajiri
Ages 4 UP
A little girl drops one of a pair of special mittens, knitted for her by her mother. She looks everywhere for her precious mitten, but it is nowhere...view details
Line Up Vegetables, All in the Line
Line Up Vegetables, All in the Line
by Saeko Hirokawa
Ages 5 UP
Battered and bruised, crumbling and rotting, forgotten vegetables emerge from kitchen corners and sneak out to a meeting. They are angry at how...view details
The Andersen Riddles
The Andersen Riddles
by Chihiro Ishizu
illus. by Naoko Minamizuka
Ages 5 UP
Chihiro Ishizu takes on the classic tales of Hans Christian Anderson in her third book of riddles and mysteries. She asks five questions about ten...view details
Tiptoe Through the Tulips
Tiptoe Through the Tulips
by Yoko Yamamoto
Ages 6 UP
Two young tulip bulbs are swept up by the Bulb Bird and carried away to the distant lands of Java and Turkey. On their travels, they encounter many...view details
A Call from a Hat
A Call from a Hat
by Hiroshi Osada
illus. by Shinta Cho
Ages 8 UP
Originally published in 1974, this is the tale of a boy who hates taking calls and his father’s striped hat, which not only has a habit of getting...view details