Umbrella by Taro YashimaUmbrella by Taro Yashima


byTaro Yashima

Paperback | August 25, 1977

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Momo can't wait to use the red boots and umbrella she received on her birthday.  All she needs now is a rainy day!  Soft illustrations portray a thoughtful story about patience and growing independence.
Taro Yashima was the pseudonym of Atsushi Iwamatsu, a Japanese artist who lived in the United Staes during World War II. Iwamatsu was born September 21, 1908, in Nejima, Kimotsuki District, Kagoshima, and raised on the southern coast of Kyushu. His father was a country doctor who collected oriental art and encouraged his son to persue ...
Title:UmbrellaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8.88 × 7.19 × 0.15 inPublished:August 25, 1977Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140502408

ISBN - 13:9780140502404

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

Momo eagerly waits for a rainy day so she can use the red boots and umbrella she received on her third birthday

Editorial Reviews

"The anticipation, impatience, and joy of a little girl who waits for a rainy day to use her birthday umbrella are sensitively portrayed in a beautiful picture book." -Booklist