READER’S CORNER: November 2020

Published on: November 06, 2020

Need some book recommendations for your child and for parents? Here are some titles picked by Kinokuniya for BAMBI families. (Japanese books follow the English titles. 日本語の本もお見逃しなく☆)

For Kids

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: MinaLima Edition Author: J.K. Rowling An irresistible new edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone created with ultra-talented designers MinaLima, the design magicians behind the gorgeous visual graphic style of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. J.K. Rowling’s complete and unabridged text is accompanied by MinaLima’s handsome colour illustrations on nearly every page, superb design, and eight exclusive interactive paper-engineered elements – including Harry’s Hogwarts letter, the magical entrance to Diagon Alley, a sumptuous feast in the Great Hall of Hogwarts and more.Designed and illustrated by the iconic house of MinaLima – best known for establishing the graphic design of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films – this is the perfect gift for Harry Potter fans and a beautiful addition to any collector’s bookshelf, enticing readers of all ages to discover the Harry Potter novels all over again.

For Parents

The Big Book of “Why” for Parents Author: Clifford Dale James A quick-to-use resource for first-time parents on why newborns don’t take baths, why one should burp their baby, why a newborn has constant gas, and much more!Most new parents approach their upcoming adventure with mixed feelings of excitement and trepidation. There are so many questions that seem to be unanswered about their newborns and toddlers.Wouldn’t it be great to have a book that helps answer those questions—especially the medically-based ones—by a board-certified pediatrician in a unique question-and-answer format?


おやくそくえほん はじめての「よのなかル-ルブック」 著者:高濱正伸 ベストセラー『よのなかルールブック』の入門編で、幼稚園くらいのお子様を対象にしています。 小学校入学前後に身につけたい42の習慣を「おやくそく」 として紹介。単なるしつけにとどまらず、「『いや』とかんじたことは、ちゃんとあいてにつたえる」「じぶんをすきでいる」など、一生の土台となる習慣や考え方を、子どもが楽しく納得しながら身につけられるよう構成されています。 絵本なので子どもにも受け入れやすく、親も怒らずに大切なことを教えることができます。 人生の土台を作る大切な時期にそばに置いておきたい一冊です。


お母さんの自己肯定感を高める本 著者:松村亜里 子どもには自己肯定感を高めてほしい…。でもその前に、肝心のお母さんが「どうせ私なんて」と思っていませんか?お母さんの自己肯定感が低いと、その代替として子どもに自分の夢を託しすぎたり、競争を強いたり、子育てを苦しいものにしてしまうこともあります。 医学博士・臨床心理士の著者がポジティブ心理学をベースに、お母さんが幸せになる14の行動習慣を、書き込み型の実践的なワークとともに紹介しています。 『世界に通用する子どもの育て方』の著者が贈る、新しい子育て本です。

About the Author

Kinokuniya is a renowned international bookshop chain from Japan, offering books in English, Japanese, and Thai. Their branches are in Siam Paragon (3rd Level Siam Paragon), EmQuartier (3rd Floor Unit 3B 01 EmQuartier Shopping Complex), and Central World (6th Floor, Isetan Department Store, CentralWorld). It also has an online store
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