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On Saturday mornings, Sumo Joe is a gentle big brother to his little sister. But on Saturday afternoons, he and his friends are sumo wrestlers! They tie on makeshift mawashi belts, practice drills like teppo, and compete in their homemade dohyo ring. They even observe sumo's ultimate rule: no girls allowed! But when Sumo Joe's little sister wants to join in the fun, Sumo J ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Expected publication: May 14th 2019 by Lee & Low Books
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There's more to Sumo wrestling than strong men in a ring-- Sumo Joe and his friends demonstrate so in this simple poem story. Joe's little sister Aikido challenges him in the circle; will she beat him at this "boy" sport? Sweet and adorable, while also being informative on the art of Sumo!