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    Sold: Complex Chinese
    Published in July 2022

    Selling Points
    ・A nice rhythm makes you want to reread it again and again
    ・Gentle dialogues teach thoughtfulness
    ・A heartwarming story

    Riding on Conductor Pigeon’s back, the friends of the field go for a walk together. Little Kabutomushi gets on from Tree Stump Station, and Little Frog climbs aboard at Riverside Station. Before long, the Conductor’s back is packed. Will everyone be able to climb aboard to go for a walk? The gentle dialogue between these small creatures cultivates thoughtfulness in young readers.
    • Size:180×180mm
    • Pages:32Pages(Full Color)
    • Binding:Hardcover
    • Publisher:PIE International
    • Language:Japan
    • ISBN:978-4-7562-5678-2 C8793
    • Author:Shin Tanaka

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    Shin Tanaka was born in Osaka in 1979. He is a painter and picture book author who paints with a unique method of painting with sea sand. In 2005, Tanaka published his first picture book in Taiwan. Subsequent works include “The Bird that Stopped Singing and the Cat that Ate His Song,” (published by Kyuryudo), “Coo Coo Goo Goo” (published by Akane Shobo), “Sleep, Sleep, Toss and Turn” and “The Chipmunk Bathhouse” (published by KADOKAWA), “Go Ahead, Pet Me” (published by Gentosha), and “The Colorful Balloon Shop” (published by Hayakawa Shobo). In 2020, Tanaka was awarded the 53rd Japanese Association of Writers for Children Prize for New Authors with his picture book, “Ichifuji Nasu Ushikoge rugii” (published by BL Publishing). 


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