Kuma-Kuma Chan's Travels

by Kazue Takahashi

Other authorsKazue Takahashi (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2017


Museyon (2017), 52 pages


"In the third book in the Kuma-Kuma Chan series, Kuma-Kuma Chan flies off to a South Sea isle where he lies in the sun and drifts into a lazy snooze. He climbs to the summit of a mountain and views the sunrise while drinking a cup of coffee. He even travels back to before he was born to find out what kind of animal he was in a previous life. Instead of physically setting out for one place or another, Kuma-Kuma Chan travels freely all over the world - inside his head."--Publisher.

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LibraryThing member AbigailAdams26
That sweet, gentle bear, Kuma-Kuma Chan, whose contemplative adventures began in Kuma-Kuma Chan, The Little Bear, and continued in Kuma-Kuma Chan's Home, returns in this third miniature picture-book, this time imagining all of the wonderful places and times to which he'd like to travel...

Unlike the first two books about Kuma-Kuma Chan, which were originally published in Japan some years before being translated into English and published in the USA, Kuma-Kuma Chan's Travels was first published this year (2017) and translated at the same time. Obviously Kazue Takahashi's ursine creation has found his way into western hearts! I enjoyed the narrative here, which is more a list of Kuma-Kuma Chan's imaginary voyages, than a linear story, and (as always) I found the bear himself very cute. Recommended to anyone who has read and enjoyed the first two books about this inimitable bear.… (more)


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52 p.; 5.25 inches


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