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**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers.

What better way to learn the Japanese language than through rhymes and music. This beautifully illustrated multicultural book features songs and rhymes in
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 10th 2012 by Tuttle Publishing
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Angela
Sep 15, 2012 Angela rated it it was amazing
Amazing book!
The book includes a CD to go along with the nursery rhymes.

The first page of the book explains how every culture has parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents. The author explains that when her son was younger, she searched for nursery rhymes that did not have tragic ending such as the ones from Mother Goose. She found that Japanese rhymes often spoke about the special moments of children such as blowing bubbles or flying a kite. She soon realized that many Japanese rhymes referred t
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Jacob Combs
Jul 01, 2013 Jacob Combs rated it really liked it
I'm just starting to learn more about Japanese culture and someone recently passed this book along to me and I must say I've enjoyed it quite a bit. While I'm not sure if it's the most perfect representation of the linguistics, I think it's a beautiful book with a lot going for it. The CD is great. I'm usually weary about books that come with separate media as it usually feels thrown together to justify a price tag. Definitely not the case with this one. Another thing about this book is it's ...more
Kelsey
Oct 19, 2014 Kelsey rated it really liked it
Danielle Wright collects and translates fifteen popular Japanese nursery rhymes. The illustrations enhance the meaning of the rhymes. A glossary that explains pronunciation and a CD with children singing the nursery rhymes also help to enhance the experience.

This book would be appropriate to share with young children between birth and three as a read aloud. Older children between four and six may also enjoy listening to the CD, imitating the Japanese sounds and exploring the rhymes independently
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Jim Erekson
Feb 18, 2016 Jim Erekson rated it really liked it
Shelves: nursery-rhymes
A fine collection of traditional rhymes, songs, and playground chants. Is there one of greater scope, comparable to the Opies' for English?
Karen Arendt
Good for 3rd grade Japan unit. Includes a CD with all nursery rhymes in the book that sings both in Japanese and English.
Anne
I bought this one for the library's collection and will be getting one for our home library as well. I am not sure I can give this book higher praise than telling you that.
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