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Things to Ride In 1
Things to Ride In 1
by Masakazu Furukawa
illus. by Kimihisa Motonobu
Ages 1 UP
Vehicles jump out of the page in this picture book. A wagon becomes a truck being filled with earth by a shovel, a fire engine joins an ambulance and...view details
Good Night, Nontan
Good Night, Nontan
by Sachiko Kiyono
Ages 2 UP
Nontan has trouble sleeping at night. He wants to play with his friends but they are all sound asleep - except for the little owl. So Nontan and the...view details
Here Comes Little Bare Boy!
Here Comes Little Bare Boy!
by Taro Gomi
Ages 2 UP
Taro puts on a lion's costume. When his mother calls for him to get undressed and take a bath, Taro takes off the lion's skin - but instead of Taro,...view details
Let Us Have a Swing, Too, Nontan
Let Us Have a Swing, Too, Nontan
by Sachiko Kiyono
Ages 2 UP
Nontan monopolizes a swing and refuses to let his friends have a turn. Angry, his friends decide to go home and leave him behind. Then Nontan tells...view details
Nontan the Naughty Cat
Nontan the Naughty Cat
by Sachiko Kiyono
Ages 2 UP
Nontan scares his friends by walking around and making faces. He also makes a face at the sun, but the sun in turn makes a face at him. Still, Nontan...view details
Nontan's Tickly Time
Nontan's Tickly Time
by Sachiko Kiyono
Ages 2 UP
When Nontan, asleep in the field, is woken up by the tickle of the grass, it gives him an idea for some mischief. So off he goes to tickle the pig....view details
02: I've Lost My Dad
02: I've Lost My Dad
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
When Dad gets lost in a department store it proves a difficult task to relocate him. Whether just around the corner , among the musical instruments...view details
03: Presents through the Window
03: Presents through the Window
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
Santa goes from house to house distributing his presents. The windows he looks through (cut-outs in the pages) allow him to see only part of the...view details
100 Animals on Parade
100 Animals on Parade
by Masayuki Sebe
Ages 3 UP
100 bears in the Bear Band, 100 rabbits in the Rabbit Circus…there’s one hundred of each kind of animal, but where are they all heading?...view details
100 in Total
100 in Total
by Masayuki Sebe
Ages 3 UP
Count one hundred mice! The first one should be brown. Then count one hundred cats! How many of them are tabby? What about moles, sheep, birds, fish,...view details
100 Play Hide and Seek
100 Play Hide and Seek
by Masayuki Sebe
Ages 3 UP
Pirates, kings, Santa Clauses, marathon runners, children…each double page spread features 100 charming characters, asking questions and...view details
A House of 100 Stories
A House of 100 Stories
by Toshio Iwai
Ages 3 UP
Tochi, a boy who likes watching stars, receives a letter from someone living at the top of a 100-storey house. While walking up the stairs, Tochi...view details
An Underground House of 100 Stories
An Underground House of 100 Stories
by Toshio Iwai
Ages 3 UP
A mysterious home, stretching deep under the ground. Who on earth could be living there? This book follows on from the sell-out success of A House of...view details
I Told You So
I Told You So
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
A horse and his foal are trotting along the road. Whenever the father sees something dangerous, he shouts out to his child to be careful! But the...view details
Little Hanna
Little Hanna
by Komako Sakai
Ages 3 UP
When Little Hanna wakes suddenly in the night, she discovers a whole new world of adventure. With nobody awake to tell her off, Little Hanna can do...view details
Move Over, Snake!
Move Over, Snake!
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
He doesn't mean to, but the blue snake is always getting in the way. He disturbs the little girl. He lies along the bench, down the slide and across...view details
Sing, Little Bird
Sing, Little Bird
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
The little bird's song makes everyone feel good - the flowers burst into bloom, the sleepy brothers perk up, the fighting piglets suddenly become...view details
Someone's There
Someone's There
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
What is that white eye in the green tree? It's a bird. What is that white eye in the black barn? It's a horse. What is that white eye in the brown...view details
The Big Princess
The Big Princess
by Taro Miura
Ages 3 UP
One day, a King and Queen find a tiny princess in their garden, but she soon starts to grow…and grow! This enchanting tale is the prequel to The...view details
The Crocodile and the Dentist
The Crocodile and the Dentist
by Taro Gomi
Ages 3 UP
When the crocodile goes to have a bad tooth filled, the dentist is scared out of his wits. But he is not the only one. The crocodile is just as...view details