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Coco-Chan's Kimono

3.17  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Inspired by the author’s childhood memories of the Japanese countryside, this entrancing picture book, illustrated with beautiful watercolor drawings, tells the story of Coco-Chan, who must wait patiently for her mother to finish sewing her new kimono. As Mama stitches away, Coco-Chan’s attention skips to a dragonfly at the window who beckons her outside. Stepping into the ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Breckling Press (first published April 1st 2009)
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Belinda
Nov 19, 2015 Belinda rated it really liked it
This is a visual joy of a book. The illustrations cover both pages starting out as a sort of faded wash and finally becoming jewel bright.

The story itself is a sweet one of a child waiting for her mother to sew her a new kimono. She folds cranes, then drifts off to sleep and dreams. While the idea is charming the writing does not live up to the illustrations. It's definitely average and would have benefited from a good author who could've done justice to the pictures. I also think that a good w
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Steph
Aug 06, 2016 Steph rated it really liked it
I don't think the story is very special but the illustrations are just so pretty. =)
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Aug 02, 2014
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