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My first Japanese Kanji book : learning Kanji the fun and easy way! / written by Anna Sato and Eriko Sato ; illustrated by Anna Sato.

By: Sato, Anna.
Contributor(s): Sato, Eriko, 1962-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo ; North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., c2009Edition: First edition.Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).Content type: text Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9784805310373(hbk).Subject(s): Chinese characters -- Japan | Japanese language -- Orthography and spellingDDC classification:
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My First Japanese Kanji Book is an inventive and unique introduction to kanji for children.

Written by the mother-daughter team of Eriko and Anna Sato, this lovely book introduces 109 kanji characters to children with poems and illustrations. It includes all the Japanese Government-specified first-grade level kanji characters and a sprinkling of simple second to sixth-grade characters.

The kanji are introduced in the context of 36 colorful paintings and poems by 14-year-old Anna Sato, herself a kanji learner. Each of the poems is presented in both Japanese and English, and all kanji are accompanied by furigana (small hiragana letters), stroke-order diagrams, sample vocabulary and boxes for writing practice.

A charming and educational volume, My First Japanese Kanji Book can be used as a self-study text, a supplementary material in Japanese language schools or a gift book for family or friends. An MP3 audio CD reinforces learning and ensures correct pronunciation.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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