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Bamboo Ann Kirn

Bamboo

Ann Kirn

Published 1966
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Hardcover
32 pages
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Bamboo, the monkey, loves orange. She loves orange so much that she sets her heart on a beautiful orange parasol left in the garden by a passing lady. But the other animals want the parasol too.When the wind blows the parasol away from the garden andMoreBamboo, the monkey, loves orange. She loves orange so much that she sets her heart on a beautiful orange parasol left in the garden by a passing lady. But the other animals want the parasol too.When the wind blows the parasol away from the garden and toward the river, passing some cranes, Bamboo and the cranes go off in pursuit.Although the monkey is smaller than the others, Bamboo finally captures the parasol by using her head—and one other feature.The Japanese calligraphy accompying the story is not merely decorative—it also provides captions to the iillustrations. If you read the end papers from left to right, you will find the English translations.