Fly Catcher Boy
Kenji is afraid of thunder. Alone in the house one stormy night, Kenji is startled by a noise outside. He finds a wet, miserable cat sitting on the doorstep and brings him inside to warmth and safety. After introductions to his grandmother the next morning, Kenji and his new friend set off on adventures in their small Japanese town.
Written in English with Japanese words and expressions throughout the text, Fly Catcher Boy provides readers with a window into Japanese language and culture.
The pronunciation glossary ensures that readers will be able to pronounce, and understand, the Japanese words they are learning throughout the story.
Published October 2009 by Gumboot Books. 40 pages. 8.5” x 8.5” Softcover.