READER’S CORNER: September 2018

Published on: September 23, 2018

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

The Cook and the King Author: Julia Donaldson and David Roberts The Cook and the King is a brilliantly funny story from the fantastic picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and David Roberts, creators of Tyrannosaurus Drip. With clever rhyming verses and richly detailed illustrations, this is sure to become a firm favourite with children and adults alike.

For Parents

Basics to Brilliance Kids Author: Donna Hay Donna Hay is Australia’s bestselling cookbook author. As a parent, Donna knows that there is nothing more enjoyable than introducing your kids to the wonders of food, tastes, and flavors. Her new book celebrates fresh, healthy food, and the joy of cooking, eating, and sharing delicious food with the people we love. With over 120 easy-to-follow delicious, fun-filled recipes, it will give you endless ideas for everyday meals, birthday parties and sleepovers.


りんごかもしれない  著者ヨシタケシンスケ 12万人の小学生が選んだ「こどもの本」総選挙で全体で第3位、絵本部門で第1位になって再び注目を集めている一冊。テーブルの上に置いてある1個のりんごから広がる果てしない世界。発想力があれば、世の中はこんなにも面白く不思議に溢れている!子どもに大人気のヨシタケシンスケの絵本は、大人が一緒に読んでも新しい気付きに驚かされるはず。


世界一幸せな子どもに親がしていること 著者リナ・マエ・アコスタ/ミッシェル・ハッチソン ユニセフの調査で世界で一番幸せな子どもと発表されたオランダの子どもたち。オランダ出身ではないお母さんが学んだオランダ流の子育てを紹介し、 子どもを幸せにする秘密を紐解いていく。 子どもたちの言葉に耳を傾け尊重すること、一方で親は子育て以外の自分の生活も大事にすることなど親も子もストレスのない暮らしをするヒントがいっぱい詰まっている。

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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