Setsu Broderick, Willamarie Moore, "Japanese Traditions: Rice Muffins, Cherry Blossoms and Matsuri: A Yr of Seasonal Japanese Festivities"
ISBN: 4805310898 | 2010 | PDF | 48 pages | 18 MB
Full of colourful illustrations and enjoyable information about Japanese tradition, celebrations, language and historical past, this multicultural youngsters’s books will delight youngsters and fogeys alike!
An exquisite take a look at Japanese tradition and household life, Japanese Traditions is an intricately illustrated romp by means of the childhood reminiscences of writer/illustrator Setsu Broderick. Advised by way of a collection of brief textual content blocks and lighthearted illustrations based mostly on cats, Japanese Traditions shows seasonal festivals and actions resembling O-Bon (Pageant of the Souls), O-hanami (cherry blossom viewing) and getting ready for the New Yr.
Whereas having fun with the charming illustrations of a household of Japanese cats, the writer shares her heat childhood reminiscences of many Japanese customs, resembling gathering across the kotatsu (heated desk) to remain heat, throwing soybeans to maintain away ogres and hanging handmade teru-teru-bozu (fine-weather) dolls out the window to cease the rain. There are additionally many conventional Japanese meals, toys, video games and celebrations taught by means of the illustrations. All in all, Japanese Traditions supplies a magical feast for youngsters of all ages.