Author Biography: MATTHEW GOLLUB is the author of numerous children s books, including Lee & Low s award-winning Cool Melons Turn to Frogs!, an ALA Notable Book and a Horn Book Fanfare selection. Gollub, who is fluent in Japanese and Spanish, lives in Santa Rosa, California, with his wife and their son.; KAZUKO STONE is the illustrator of Cool Melons Turn to Frogs! In addition, she has illustrated many other books for children in the United States and her native Japan. A full-time artist, teacher, and designer, Stone lives in New York City with her two daughters.
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.” After a night of chasing bad dreams away: “Then as daybreak lights the land, / they shrink and sink back in the sand.” Perfect fare for fans of wild rumpuses—with an afterword that includes background information on oni, taiko (Japanese drums), and charts for writing 1-10 in kanji script.| Read Full Review of Ten Oni Drummers
Ironically, a full-spread rendering of the 10 wide-eyed, fanged drummers staring out from the page accompanies the words, ""To me they're friendly, and what's more,/ they stand guard over slumber's shore./ When spooky dreams fill me with fright,/ they chase those dreams...| Read Full Review of Ten Oni Drummers