Kuma-Kuma Chan, the Little Bear

By Kazue Takahashi,

Book cover of Kuma-Kuma Chan, the Little Bear

Book description

This lovingly rendered, meditative book on friendship is sure to find a permanent place on the bedside table

With sparse text and a deceptively simple, beautiful design, Japanese author/illustrator Kazue Takahashi brings to life the world of Kuma-Kuma Chan, which loosely translates from the Japanese as “cute little bear.” Making…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Kuma-Kuma Chan, the Little Bear as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

These small, sparsely illustrated books are so charming and quirky! At the surface, there seems to be very little going on, but there is a soothing quality to the simple text that allows you to contemplate the little wonders of life. The naïve artwork works so well with the quiet, short musings by Kuma-Kuma chan and the narrator.

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