Umbrella by Taro Yashima
(Viking Kestrel picture books)

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Momo can't wait to use the red boots and umbrella she received on her birthday.  All she needs now is a rainy day!  Soft illustrations portray a thoughtful story about patience and growing independence.


About Taro Yashima

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Taro Yashima (1908-1994) studied art at the Imperial Art Academy of Tokyo and at the Art Students' League in New York City. Yashima's books have received many honors including three Caldecott Honor awards for Crow Boy (1956), Umbrella (1959), and Seashore Story (1968).
Published April 17, 1958 by Viking Juvenile. 40 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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