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Bilingual Children's Books for Japanese

Welcome to our children's bilingual page for Japanese, featuring bilingual children's books in English and Japanese! If you have any questions or can't find what you need, please e-mail us.

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Sea Monsters
Sea Monsters is the new childrenís song by Brian Sorensen that kids love to listen to and sing along to. Sea Monsters is a delightful rhyme about some of the real life monsters that live in the ocean and imagining what else can be down there that we canít see, or that we havenít discovered yet. The imagination of what that could be is the inspiration for the song and story. Sea Monsters is a great learning tool thatís fun to play and helps familiarize kids to different languages of your choice.
Sea Monsters in Japanese, paperback
$12.95  

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Bilingual Children's Books for Japanese

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Ellie's Secret Diary (Don't bully me)
by Henriette Barkow; illustrated by Sarah Garson
Read Ellie's secret diary to see how she coped with bullying. Help is at hand! Nominated by the Educational Resources Awards as the Best Primary School Book. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. Ages: 7-10; Hardback.
"An excellent source for clarifying issues involved in bullying. The text has points for discussion and reflection on every page.. The children liked it because it was true to life, also secretive and personal.. Every school, where there are bilingual children, must have a copy of the book in the book corner of each class." - Celia Datta, Moorside School
Hardcover
$19.95  

Fox Fables
Retold by Dawn Casey; Illustrated by Jago
A perfect introduction to traditional fables. In the first clever fable, Fox invites Crane to tea but gives her a flat dish so she can't eat any food. When it is Crane's turn to invite Fox, what dish does she use? In the second Chinese fable, King of the Jungle, Tiger thinks he is the king of the jungle but can Fox fool him to save his own skin? Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 4-9; Paperback.
"The perfect introduction to traditional fables brought to life with magical illustrations and lively read-aloud text." - Wendy Cooling, Children's Book Consultant
Paperback
$18.95  

Animals
Guaranteed to enrich a toddlerís vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Titles in the series feature numbers, colors, animals, fruit, home, and vegetables. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a childís perfect introduction to exploring other languages.
$9.95  

Colors
Illustrated by Hakan San Borteçin
Part of Miletís new board book series, My First Bilingual Book Ė Colors features a two-page spread on each featured colour, with a large image on the right and four smaller images on the left of objects in that color. The images are photographs embellished with illustration, so they are fresh and creative but still simple and clear. Below each image is the word for the object in English and the second language in large, bold text. Children can explore the concept of colors while they learn the words for objects around them in two languages. The book is ideal for home as well as classroom and can be enjoyed by children on their own or in groups. Featuring a sturdy board book format, My First Bilingual Book is an enjoyable and educational bilingual resource for young children.
$9.95  

Fruit
Illustrated by Hakan San Borteçin
Guaranteed to enrich a toddlerís vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Titles in the series feature numbers, colors, animals, fruit, home, and vegetables. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a childís perfect introduction to exploring other languages.
$9.95  

Vegetables
Illustrated by Hakan San Borteçin
Guaranteed to enrich a toddlerís vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Titles in the series feature numbers, colors, animals, fruit, home, and vegetables. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a childís perfect introduction to exploring other languages.
$9.95  



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Ellie's Secret Diary (Don't bully me)
by Henriette Barkow; illustrated by Sarah Garson
Read Ellie's secret diary to see how she coped with bullying. Help is at hand! Nominated by the Educational Resources Awards as the Best Primary School Book. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. Ages: 7-10; Hardback.
"An excellent source for clarifying issues involved in bullying. The text has points for discussion and reflection on every page.. The children liked it because it was true to life, also secretive and personal.. Every school, where there are bilingual children, must have a copy of the book in the book corner of each class." - Celia Datta, Moorside School
Hardcover
$19.95  

Farmer Duck
by Martin Waddell; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed - until one day the other animals decided to take action! Winner of the Smarties Book Prize for 1991. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Malayalam, Nepali, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 2-7; Paperback.
"Exceptional ... a book to linger over. Martin Waddell's text is simple and spare but it carries a powerful message." - Children's Book of the Year
"Marvellously expressiver pictures and a satisfying text make this the outstanding picture book of the year." - The Sunday Times
Paperback
$18.95  

Fox Fables
Retold by Dawn Casey; Illustrated by Jago
A perfect introduction to traditional fables. In the first clever fable, Fox invites Crane to tea but gives her a flat dish so she can't eat any food. When it is Crane's turn to invite Fox, what dish does she use? In the second Chinese fable, King of the Jungle, Tiger thinks he is the king of the jungle but can Fox fool him to save his own skin? Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 4-9; Paperback.
"The perfect introduction to traditional fables brought to life with magical illustrations and lively read-aloud text." - Wendy Cooling, Children's Book Consultant
Paperback
$18.95  

Lima's Red Hot Chili
by David Mills; illustrated by Derek Brazell
Take one little hungry girl, six different tempting foods and one shiny delicious red hot chilli. One big bite into the chilli results in a spectacular display of fireworks. Mom, dad, aunt and grandad all come to help but Lima's mouth is still too hot. Who can rescue her? Derek Brazell's artwork for this book was selected for the Best of British Illustration by the Association of Illustrators. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 3-8; Paperback.
"This story is particularly successful in the way it introduces children to a variety of different foods." - Nursery World
Paperback
$18.95  

Li's Chinese New Year
by Fang Wang; illustrated by Jennifer Corfield
It's nearly the New Year and Li can't figure out what animal he's going to be in the special school assembly. Will he be a fierce tiger or a strong ox? And what year will his new cousin be born in? Find each of the 12 zodiac animals on your way through the story and discover facts and activities relating to the festival at the back of the book. Available in English with: Arabic, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, French, Japanese, Polish, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu and Vietnamese. Ages: 3-8; Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95  

Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat
by L. R. Hen; illustrated by Jago
Winner of the UK National Literacy Association's Wow! Award 2006 (for best children's titles). Little Red Hen finds some grains of wheat but when she asks the cat, the dog and the goose to help her plant them, they are all too busy. When Little Red Hen has finally grown the wheat, harvested it, turned it into flour and baked it into bread the others are only to willing to help her eat it - but will she let them? The gentle repetition and humorous second story unfolding in the illustrations makes this a joyful retelling of the classic fable. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba Ages: 3-8 Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95  

My Daddy is a Giant
by Carl Norac; illustrated by Ingrid Godon
My daddy is a giant. When I want to cuddle him, I have to climb a ladder. He might sneeze like a hurricane and make the ground shake when he runs, but this daddy is a gentle giant. He loves his little boy with all his heart. A book for every little boy who knows he has the best daddy in the world. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 1-5; Paperback and Hardback (depends on language).
Hardcover
$22.95  

Nita Goes To Hospital
by Henriette Barkow; illustrated by Chris Petty
Nita breaks her leg and needs to be brave when she is taken to hospital. Chis Petty's beautifully made models in plasticine will help to ease children's fears and prepare them for their first hospital visit. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba. Ages: 4-8; Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95  

Sahir Goes To The Dentist
by Chris Petty; illustrated by Chris Petty
When Sahir loses a tooth, Dad arranges a visit to the dentist where he has a model made of his teeth. Yasmin has a small hole in a tooth, so goes to see the denstist as well. Both children learn valuable lessons about how to care for their teeth. Chris Petty's wonderful plasticine models bring a visit to the Dentist to life. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Chinese-Simplified, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. Ages: 4-8; Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95  

Tom and Sofia Start School
by Henriette Barkow; illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
The first day at school is an enormous step for every child. Sofia is excited and can't wait to go to the big school like her sister. But Tom is worried: Will he get lost in the big school? Will he make any friends? Join Tom & Sofia in finding out about the fun and fears of the first few days in school. Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kurdish, Malayalam, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. Ages: 4-8; Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95  

Yeh-hsien (A Chinese Cinderella)
by Dawn Casey; illustrated by Richard Holland
The story of Yeh-hsien is believed to be the original telling of Cinderella. Yeh-hsien is raised by her stepmother who always gives her the hardest chores. Her only friend is a fish, which the wicked stepmother kills! The fish bones are magical, though, and they grant Yeh-hsien's wish to go to the village festival where she loses her slipper... Available in English with: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese-Traditional, Chinese-Simplified, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. Ages: 4-8; Paperback.
Paperback
$18.95