A. Yamanaka-Binns, M. Ogawa (Authors)
Kenji Mori, Kotaro Chiba (Illustrators)
The books include famous stories from Japan and other parts of the world re-tellings of traditional stories, classic tales, Japanese legends and poems, as well as some newly-commissioned stories all designed to introduce particular aspects of Japanese culture and society. The stories complement any textbook being used by a student of Japanese anywhere in the world; the books are ideal for those learning in language schools or through self-study. With beautiful colour illustrations woven throughout the text, based on classic and contemporary Japanese art, the Let s Read Japanese series will ensure hours of pleasurable learning and practice. This volume includes traditional Japanese stories, a classic fairy tale, some newly commissioned stories and a collection of Japanese poems, with beautiful colour illustrations by Kenji Mori and Kotaro Chiba woven throughout. 1 Lady Murasaki by A. Yamanaka 2 Read Candles and the Mermaids by M. Ogawa 3 Collection of Haiku 4 The Futamata Tunnel Explosion.
Publisher: Oxford Brookes University; October 2017 Language: Japanese Levels: Vocabulary range: Characters per story: ISBN-13: 978-1999741204 Product Dimensions: 234
x 11mm x 156mm, with full colour illustrations throughout Editor: Dr Irène Hill Japanese Supervisor: Suzuko AnaiDesign: Syndicut