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Determinedly Devilish Demonic
Determinedly Devilish Demonic
by Satoshi Yamaguchi
illus. by Haito Kumagai
Ages 8 UP
On the way back from the zoo, a little boy loses his parents and instead ends up accompanied by Demonic, who is supposedly a demon from the dark...view details
The Cats of the Wind Factory: A Factory Inspection
The Cats of the Wind Factory: A Factory Inspection
by Yoshie Mizuno
illus. by Kaji Izuno
Ages 8 UP
This is the second instalment in a series about a very special factory, where cats work to whip up the winds that blow through the town, tailored...view details
The Sewing Box Outside the Warehousee
The Sewing Box Outside the Warehousee
by Iori Mizusawa
illus. by Fujiko Ishibashi
Ages 8 UP
This new instalment in the story of a needlework shop, run by spirits in Edo, weaves together four new tales of mystery and magic, against the...view details
The Story-Telling Witch
The Story-Telling Witch
by Jun Okada
illus. by Koshiro Hata
Ages 8 UP
Did you know that every junior high school is home to a witch or a wizard? The little boy recalling these stories didn’t, until he was cornered by...view details
The Supernatural Sweet Shop 7
The Supernatural Sweet Shop 7
by Reiko Hiroshima
illus. by jyajya
Ages 8 UP
Beniko, the mostly mildly benevolent owner of the supernatural sweet, finds herself challenged by a spiteful spirit, determined to defeat her. The...view details
There’s a Storm Brewing, Private Eye
There’s a Storm Brewing, Private Eye
by Akira Sugiyama
illus. by Daisuke Nakagawa
Ages 8 UP
Well-meaning but bungling private eye Milky Sugiyama returns once again in this latest edition of the popular puzzle series. Readers are invited to...view details
10: The Magic Starts with a Pinky Promise
10: The Magic Starts with a Pinky Promise
by Yoko Tomiyasu
illus. by Kenya Ohba
Ages 10 UP
Another instalment in the adventures of the half-human, half-fox Shinoda family. The youngest child, Moe, is invited to play somewhere fun by a new...view details
Band Girls!
Band Girls!
by Kyoko Hamano
illus. by Takako Shimura
Ages 10 UP
Sara’s just started to learn the drums so she can play in a band with her friends. But it turns out that the song they wanted to play at the school...view details
Biblio Fantasia: Alice’s Rabbit
Biblio Fantasia: Alice’s Rabbit
by Hiroshi Saito
illus. by Takehito Moriizumi
Ages 10 UP
Hiroshi Saito is a master of supernatural fiction and he lives up to his reputation in this latest collection of short stories. Working in the...view details
Güle güle!
Güle güle!
by Hiroshi Saito
illus. by Tatsuno Higuchi
Ages 10 UP
Abbas Ali Khan makes his entrance by trying to barge down my door—and that was only the beginning of our strange friendship. Somehow, this...view details
Head-on!
Head-on!
by Rin Asada
illus. by Yojiro Arai
Ages 10 UP
Narumi’s father, who is working overseas, boasts that his daughter is a samurai. So somehow she has to get a picture of herself doing martial arts....view details
Hiomi’s Tales of Mysteries
Hiomi’s Tales of Mysteries
by Hikaru Fujishige
illus. by Kazuyoshi Iino
Ages 10 UP
Hiomi might look like your average castle town, nestled in the hillside, but during the Edo period, it was home to a series of extraordinary events....view details
Ninomaru Investigates!
Ninomaru Investigates!
by Hirochika Ishikawa
illus. by Sachiko Uguisu
Ages 10 UP
One of the boy’s in Kyota’s class, Ninomaru, is a little bit odd. He’s always investigating some creepy, scary urban legend or another. Four of...view details
Our Extra-Ordinary Families
Our Extra-Ordinary Families
by Iyoko Okada
illus. by Yuko Uramoto
Ages 10 UP
Not everyone comes from a “normal” home. This book tells the stories of three girls from three very different, extra-ordinary families. From...view details
The Forest Stone and the Flying Boat
The Forest Stone and the Flying Boat
by Jun Okada
Ages 10 UP
It all started with a white cat. Trying to help that cat lands Shun, a sixth year student at Sakura Wakaba Elementary School, able to pass between...view details
Guardian of the Spirit: The Complete Guide Updated
Guardian of the Spirit: The Complete Guide Updated
by Nahoko Uehashi
illus. by Makiko Futaki
& Miho Satake
Ages 12 UP
This updated edition contains everything you could ever want to know about this award-winning, internally acclaimed series. With background...view details
Let Me Hear Your Voice
Let Me Hear Your Voice
by Rui Kodemari
Ages 12 UP
A girl who can no longer speak and a piano-playing boy who lives in America. Two lives, so far apart, brought together by social media. The boy sends...view details
The Ginkgo Hall
The Ginkgo Hall
by Haruka Tachibana
Ages 12 UP
On her way to school, Ren stumbles across an antiques store, the Ginko Hall, run by Granny Takada. The store is full of wonderful treasures collected...view details