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The Dolls' Day for Yoshiko

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A ten-year-old Japanese girl's wish to have a set of traditional dolls for the Peach Blossom Festival comes true in a most unusual way.
Hardcover, 62 pages
Published 1966 by Follett Publishing Company
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My favourite book when I was eight. I spent hours making hina doll pictures. Now I have an emperor and empress of my own incorrectly displayed all year round. I was surprised by how grim it is when I reread it; all the references to the war escaped me completely.
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Momoko Ishii (石井 桃子 Ishii Momoko?, March 10, 1907 – April 2, 2008) was a distinguished Japanese author and translator of children's books.

Ishii was born in Urawa, Saitama, and graduated from the Japan Women's University with an English literature degree. While working as an editor at Iwanami Shoten Publishers, she decided to become a children's writer after reading Winnie-the-Pooh by E
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