Kodomo-no-hon 12, 2014
Title: Winter solstice (December 22)
Kodomo-no-hon 11, 2014
Title: The rake fair
Tori-no-ichi (the rake fair) is a festival wishing for a prosperous business and good fortune.
Kodomo-no-hon 10, 2014
Title: Harvest
The motif of grape & squirrel is the sign of an abundant harvest through all ages.

Kodomo-no-hon 9, 2014
Title: The Chrysanthemum Festival
The chrysanthemums were believed to be auspicious flowers denoting longevity and eternal youth.
Chrysanthemum festival is the ceremony to drive away evil spirits and to pray longevity. 
Kodomo-no-hon 8, 2014
Title: Obon
Obon is an event which the ancestral worship became tied up with the urabon-e, the ghost festival of Buddhism.
The traditional saying that ancestors come on a horse and leave on a cow,a horse and a cow made from  a cucumber and  an eggplant is also displayed. 

Kodomo-no-hon 7, 2014
Title: Summer greeting
Shochumimai is a greeting sent between July 7 and August 8 to confirm the well-being of close friends and relatives.
Kodomo-no-hon 6, 2014
Title: The rainy season has come!
     The rainy season called "tsuyu" stars around June 11 in Japan except Hokkaido.  
     Tsuyu is very gloomy season, but It is necessary for rice growing.
Kodomo-no-hon 5, 2014
Title: Boy's day
        "Wishing to be a brave boy like Kintarou in a nursery tale"
Kodomo-no-hon 4, 2014
Title: Cherry blossom viewing.
 "The god of the mountain is coming down to the villages in the form of the god of the paddies               
to protect the growth of the rice. He takes a  rest on the cherry blossom in the middle of traveling.
Kodomo-no-hon 3, 2014
Title: Japanese doll festival
        "Going outside to see spring field"
Kodomo-no-hon 2, 2014
Title:Eve of the beginning of spring
       " Demon be gone, good fortune come in!"

Cliant: Association of Japan child book publication
Illustration: MICAO
Kodomo-no-hon 1, 2014
Title: New Year
        "God of new year is comming!"
Cliant: Association of Japan child book publication
Illustration: MICAO

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