The Forest Kingdom

by Minoru Taketazu
illus. by Toshihisa Kato

Ages 11 UP

Veterinary surgeon and naturalist Taketazu writes about his post - war childhood adventures in the northen Kyushu countryside. Includes stories about fishing for bullfrogs at a haunted pond, collecting sumac berries to make candles, digging yams and catching a Daurian redstart.

21 x 16 cm, 216 pages, Full-colour photographs
First published January 1996