Meet Yumi the youngest of the Kokeshi. She is
adventurous and clever. She takes great pride
in everything she does, and personifi es the
universe that artist Annelore Parot has created
for her characters. She loves to dress up, go to
school, go to parties and solve problems!
Help Yumi to fi nd the right Kimono to wear, and learn Japenese phrases.
Find Yumi’s friends, and then choose an outfi t for a dress-up party!
Decide the best sushi for Yumi to eat and then fall into a Kokeshi fi lled
Yumi is a beautiful padded hardback book, complete with leather detail
on the cover, and lift-the-fl aps inside.
Annalore Parot has created a world for her
characters while honouring their Japenese
The books have a distinctly positive feel, and
encourage participation. With fun lift-the-fl aps and
what-can-you-fi nd elements to the story, this is the
perfect bedtime story. Children will pour over the detailed drawings,
fi nding something new with every reading.