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The sound of silence

Author: Katrina Goldsaito; Julia Kuo
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Sophisticated picture books
Picture books
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Goldsaito; Julia Kuo
ISBN: 9780316203371 0316203378
OCLC Number: 875403891
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book: Middle Readers; 2017.
Target Audience: AD700L; Sentence length: 4 (hard); Word frequency: 5 (very hard)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Responsibility: by Katrina Goldsaito ; art by Julia Kuo.


Wabi Sabi meets The Quiet Book in this story of a Japanese boy who tries to hear the sound of silence in bustling Tokyo.  Read more...


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