The Good Luck Oni BILINGUAL VERSION
Oni is excited about Setsubun, when he can cause mischief and mayhem to children around town. However, the children have many soy beans ready to scare him away. Lucky for Oni, an interesting twist happens when the sun gets involved.
Cultural Focus: Setsubun
Verbs; おわりました,なります, いたずら を する, じゅんび が できました, さがしにいきました, みつけました, にげました, つかれました, こわがって います, たべてみたら, たべて ください, なりました
Conjunctions; やっと, こんど （は）, でも, そして, けど
Ages; ななさい, はっさい, きゅうさい
Key Expressions; たのしみ です, こわい, たいへん, がんばります, まけません, どうしましょう？, ほんとうに, _____かなあ, いただきます, あれ？, ありがとうございます
With free access to bilingual and Japanese-only audio book and hiragana chart bookmark, this 40 page picture book has been written for primary aged beginner/intermediate level of Japanese, (ideally Year 3 and 4 Strand of the Australian Curriculum but can also be used for Year 5 and 6 OR Entry level Year 7 to 9).
Each colourful page is firstly presented in hiragana only. Once the page is turned, children can then see the same page with both the English meaning and also each hiragana character decoded in romaji above, so that readers are able to check on the accuracy of their hiragana reading as they go.
The book is generously sized at 20.6cm by 20.6 cm making it easy to hold and images and words clear and easy to see. Printed locally in Australia on quality paper, this book has been made to last in a classroom, library or home with long term use in mind.