Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain, and Other Traditional Favorites
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Collection of fifteen vibrantly illustrated verses in Japanese script, Romanised form and English. Rhyme, rhythm and melody help learning new language fun, easier to absorb and remember! The audio CD shares all the rhymes in both Japanese and English – songs so lively and sweet you’ll find yourself singing along! Poems are enhanced by linguistic and cultural notes to explain the literal translations of certain words, significance of certain festivals and other interesting points about the language or culture.
|Dimensions||216 × 279 mm|
Danielle Wright first began collecting nursery rhymes for her young son in 2005. In 2008 she created the award-winning multilingual book My Village: Rhymes from Around the World. Danielle has taught English to children in Japan and currently runs an at-home writing, public relations and editing business. She lives in New Zealand with her husband, two children and two cats. Helen Acraman is a New Zealand artist living in Toronto, Canada. Her whimsical graphic works reflect a passion for environmental issues, natural living and the childlike quality that lives in everyone. Together, they wrote Korean Nursery Rhymes: Wild Geese, Land of Goblins and Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes, also available from Tuttle Publishing.