Authors
Fukumimi of Take It or Leave It: Gods in Training
Fukumimi of Take It or Leave It: Gods in Training
by Michiko Ito
illus. by Machiko Takaya
Ages 8 UP
Fukumimi is working hard to become a fully-fledged goddess of fortune: her task is to get business booming at Take It or Leave It, the local...view details
Illustrated Stories from the Record of Ancient Matters
Illustrated Stories from the Record of Ancient Matters
by Yoko Tomiyasu
supervision by Sukeyuki Miura
illus. by Koji Yamamura
Ages 8 UP
The Kojiki, or “Record of Ancient Matters”, was the first written record in Japan and is filled with myths and legends. Yoko Tomiyasu breathes...view details
On Sundays, Private Eye
On Sundays, Private Eye
by Akira Sugiyama
illus. by Daisuke Nakagawa
Ages 8 UP
Three new cases feature in these latest adventures of blundering private eye Milky Sugiyama: Super Star Benkei, The Tree-Climbing Mushroom Mystery,...view details
The Cats of the Wind Factory: The Secret of the Round Tank and its Pipes
The Cats of the Wind Factory: The Secret of the Round Tank and its Pipes
by Yoshie Mizuno
illus. by Kaji Izuno
Ages 8 UP
In the factory that stands on a small hill on the outskirts of town there is a large round tank. This is where the wind made by the cats is blown out...view details
The Phantom Princess and the Rainbow Crystal
The Phantom Princess and the Rainbow Crystal
by Chihiro Nakagawa
Ages 8 UP
The Phantom Princess can transform into anything she likes by putting a leaf on her head and saying the magic words. But the only people who know she...view details
The Supernatural Sweet Shop 8
The Supernatural Sweet Shop 8
by Reiko Hiroshima
illus. by jyajya
Ages 8 UP
Beniko, the mild-mannered yet magical sweet shop owner, once again faces her arch enemy Yodomi, who this time sends a young boy to try and destroy...view details
Here Comes Haru!
Here Comes Haru!
by Mito Mahara
illus. by Hirotaka Tanaka
Ages 10 UP
“Hey, my name is Haru. It means Spring. That’s when I was born”. There’s a new boy in school, in town with the circus, and there’s...view details
The Unswerving Horizon
The Unswerving Horizon
by Izumi Morishima
illus. by Taeko Hagino
Ages 10 UP
Yusuke accompanies his father, a cameraman, on a location shoot to Beijing. There, he meets a lady called Ming Ming. Three years later, Yusuke and...view details
Tsutomu Muraki: A Story of Love and Friendship
Tsutomu Muraki: A Story of Love and Friendship
by Satoru Fukui
illus. by Eijiro Mori
Ages 10 UP
Tsutomu Muraki is the new boy at school. Mari, the most beautiful girl at school, asks him to be her boyfriend—but only for five seconds so she can...view details
Stories from the Corners of the Street
Stories from the Corners of the Street
by Houko Takadono
illus. by Iku Dekune
Ages 12 UP
The cobbled streets of an old town bear witness to the lives of many people and the many stories that these lives create. This compelling collection...view details
My Life with Stories
My Life with Stories
by Nahoko Uehashi
All Ages
Nahoko Uehashi is the author of the best-selling and internationally renowned fantasy series MORIBITO (Guardian), which has won her such accolades as...view details