Level 3, Volume 1

Let's Read Japanese

AuthorsA. Yamanaka-Binns, M. Ogawa

IllustratorsKenji Mori, Kotaro Chiba

RRP: £19.99


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. 

Level 3, Volume 1 book cover

More about the stories

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

Product details

Publisher: Oxford Brookes University; October 2017

Language: Japanese


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 Anai

Design: Syndicut