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'Watashi Wa Shiranai' Maiko Matsumura

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$ 25.00 USD

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Another special handmade art book by Ehonya Rusuban Bansuru Kaisha, is a beautiful little bound of delicate illustrations and simple and heartwarming story called Watashi Wa Shiranai which directly translates to "I do not know", by Maiko Matsumura.

It starts like this.
"I do not know.
Of the length of life of the yellow butterfly that just flew over outside my window.
Of the name of bird that sings with high sound in the distance.
Of the flower that opens after the first leaf came out before I knew it...
...I do not know."
It is a beautiful story.

All texts are in Japanese language but it is written in simple Japanese with just Hiragana so it is perfect for anyone who is learning Japanese, or for small children who reads simple Japanese.


Published by Tokyo's independent publisher Ehonya Rusuban Bansuru Kaisha.


Measurements: 15cm×15.1cm / 5.9" x 5.9"
54 Pages, Soft cover, Hand bound.
Risograph Print for the cover, offset print for inside pages
Language: Japanese
Printed in Japan

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