Crow Boy (Picture Puffin Books)

3.94 avg rating
( 1,265 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140501728: Crow Boy (Picture Puffin Books)

Winner of a Caldecott Honor

A shy Japanese boy having difficulty adjusting to school is misjudged by his classmates. Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone — alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a "forlorn little tag-along." But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed...

"A shy mountain boy in Japan leaves his home at dawn and returns at sunset to go to the village school. Pictures and text of moving and harmonious simplicity." —Saturday Review

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

aro Yashima was the pseudonym of Atsushi Iwamatsu, a Japanese artist who lived in the USA during World War II. Iwamatsu was born September 21, 1908, in Nejima, Kimotsuki District, Kagoshima, and raised there on the southern coast of Kyushu. His father was a country doctor who collected oriental art and encouraged art in his son. After studying for three years at the Imperial Art Academy in Tokyo, Iwamatsu became a successful illustrator and cartoonist. At one point both he and his wife Tomoe went to jail for his opposition to the militaristic government. In 1939, they went to the United States to study art, leaving behind their son Mako. After Pearl Harbor, Iwamatsu joined the U.S. Army and went to work as an artist for the Office of Strategic Services. It was then that he first used the pseudonym Taro Yashima, out of fear there would be repercussions for Mako and other family members if the Japanese government knew of his employment. He died in 1994.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Taro Yashima
Published by Penguin Books Australia, Australia (1977)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Australia, Australia, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone - alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a forlorn little tag-along. But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Taro Yashima
Published by Penguin Books Australia, Australia (1977)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Australia, Australia, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone - alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a forlorn little tag-along. But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Yashima, Taro
Published by Puffin Books (1976)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 014050172X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
3.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.51
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Taro Yashima
Published by Penguin Books Australia, Australia (1977)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books Australia, Australia, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone - alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a forlorn little tag-along. But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Yashima, Taro
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1976. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KB-9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
2.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Yashima, Taro
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1976. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
2.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Yashima, Taro (Author)
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 014050172X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
3.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.65
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Yashima, Taro
Published by Puffin Books (1976)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # 014050172X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
3.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Yashima, Taro
Published by Puffin Books 9/30/1976 (1976)
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin Books 9/30/1976, 1976. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. Crow Boy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780140501728

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Yashima, Taro
Published by Puffin Books
ISBN 10: 014050172X ISBN 13: 9780140501728
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Puffin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 014050172X. Bookseller Inventory # Z014050172XZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book