Tag Archive: English/Japanese kid’s book

Sep 21

Celebrating National Holidays in Japan

I arrived in Japan in the fall of 1994 and with the help of good friends I settled into my new life and began working as an English teacher.  It soon became apparent that Japan likes to celebrate….most anything, really!  Each month of the year a national holiday is celebrated…..many fall on a Monday, whether they like it …

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Oct 25

Fall Book Harvest review…

  My first book-related public appearance took place last Friday, October 16th, at the North Vancouver Public Library, CWILL’s Fall Book Harvest. The weather forecast of 40mm of rain was a no-show which was good because lots of kids showed up in tow with their teachers to listen to 32 authors/illustrators pitch their books in …

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