Japanese Nursery Rhymes by Danielle Wright
Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Traditional Favorites (Book & Audio CD)

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**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers.

What better way to learn the Japanese language than through rhymes and music. This beautifully illustrated multicultural book features songs and rhymes in both English and Japanese. Accompanied by an audio CD with recordings of kids singing in both languages — songs so fun and charming, it will be nearly impossible for you not to sing along!

Favorite Japanese songs and rhymes include: My Hometown Bubbles The Rabbit Dance The Cradle Lullaby and many more!For preschoolers and beyond, this book will be a joy to the mind, the eye, the ear and the heart.
 

About Danielle Wright

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Danielle Wright 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 and two children. She is the author of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorites and the award-winning multilingual book My Village: Rhymes from Around the World.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. She is the illustrator of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorites.
 
Published March 10, 2012 by Tuttle Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fifteen short, simple songs in Japanese and English seem to be designed more for language practice than actual sharing.

Mar 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp...

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The 15 Japanese nursery rhymes in this gentle collection include two types: traditional Warabe Uta rhymes and comparatively modern Doyo verses.

Mar 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp...

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