My Friends by Taro Gomi
  

My Friends

Written by Taro Gomi
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Synopsis

My Friends by Taro Gomi

Vibrant illustrations and a simple, rhythmic text are perfectly blended in this spirited homage to friendship as a little girl recounts all the things she has learned from an enchanting menagerie of animal friends: I learned to run from my friend the horse. I learned to sing from my friends the birds. I learned to read from my friends the books. And I learned to love from a friend like you. The bold graphic design and brightly colored illustrations that have become the trademark of Taro Gomi's work will appeal to both children and adults.

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-- PARENTS

--a little girl tells what she has learned from her friend the cat, her friend the dog, her friend the horse, her friend the gorilla and other friends both common and unlikely. Children will quickly be pointing out the whimsical details in the art. -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY,

July 1990 A little girl recites all the pleasurable things she has learned from her friends. I learned to jump from my friend the dog. I learned to climb from my friend the monkey. I learned to run from my friend the horse. The litany continues, including such meaningful things as reading and studying and, most importantly, loving. Gomi's simple watercolors, marked by spare, cutout shapes, are set against a clean white background. An elemental story that will reach toddlers and older preschoolers alike. -- FIVE OWLS,

About the Author

Taro Gomi is a resident of Tokyo, Japan, and has illustrated more than 100 books for children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Taro Gomi
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Publisher

Chronicle Books

Publication date

30th September 1995

ISBN

9780811812375


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