By: Haruo Fukami, 彭懿 (Translator)
Originally Published in: Japan
Language: Simplified Chinese
Pages per book: 32
Lines per page: 1-6
Luka® can read these books!
This 15-book collection 深见春夫超级想象力图画书 (shēn jiàn chūn fū chāo jí xiǎng xiàng lì tú huà shū) Fukami Haruo Super Imagination Picture Book by master Japanese storyteller and artist Haruom Fukami has enchanted two generations of Japanese readers in the past 40 year. Recommended as a favorite story book set by Chinese immersion school teachers, this collection of books will not only become a treasure in your own children’s Chinese book collection, but may very well become favorites of their children some day.
Renowned Chinese children’s literature author and translator 彭懿's Chinese translation is smooth, playful and authentic.
Fukami's stories use simple, short, everyday language, yet shine with engaging plots. Most stories involve children's daily routines turned into fantastic, mysterious yet happy adventures. The vividly illustrated pages are filled with fantastic imagination, hilarious action and unimaginable twists of everyday objects. This set is simple enough for a 3 year old to comprehend, yet sophisticated enough for a 9 year old to fall in love with.
There is a pet cat that transforms...
There is a kingdom of bread in all shapes & sizes...
There are friendly battles between a vacuum cleaner and cupcake goblins...
There are meatballs that flee their plate...
There are mysterious tunnels in the playground...
There is a child that turns into a caterpillar...
There are many kinds of monsters, yet all of them are friendly, clumsy, harmless and loving...
These stories are so much fun, yet told in such simple language that they are perfect books for Chinese language learners, big and small.
《魔法拐杖》(Mó fǎ guǎi zhàng) The Magic Walking Stick
《奇幻森林》(Qí huàn sēn lín) The Fantastic Forest
《了不起的面包怪》(Liǎo bù qǐ de miànbāo guài) The Super Bread Monster
《云朵怪兽》(Yún duǒ guài shòu) The Cloud Monster
《睡得好香》(Shuì dé hǎo xiāng) Sleep Tight
《布谷先生搬家》(Bù gǔ xiān shēng bān jiā) Mr. Poku's Move
《捣蛋猫米乐》(Dǎo dàn māo mǐ lè) The Mischief-maker Cat Miro
《妖怪们快出来》(Yāo guài men kuài chū lái) Come Out, Goblins!
《怪兽云》(Guài shòu yún) The Monster Cloud
《会走路的丸子小弟》(Huì zǒu lù de wán zi xiǎo dì) The Walking Meat Balls
《飞天大面包》(Fēi tiān dà miàn bāo) The Flying Bread
《拼图王国》(Pīnt ú wáng guó) The Puzzle Kingdom
《快乐面包王国》(Kuài lè miàn bāo wáng guó) The Happy Bread Kingdom
《奇妙迷宫》(Qí miào mí gōng) The Fantastic Maze
《小蛇餐厅》(Xiǎo shé cān tīng) Little Snake's Restaurant
Is my child ready for this set?
"Read to me":
Ages 3+ will enjoy having these books read to them either by Luka® or a caregiver.
"Read by myself":
The limited text per page and the prevalence of common language make it a good "bridge book" for readers. The involved plot and detailed illustrations will capture the interest of experienced readers ages 5+.
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