Ookina Ookina Oimo (The Great Big Potato)
There are various children books that have an "imohori (sweet potato picking)" theme.
There are quite a few Japanese children books that talk about the war.
"Daruma-chan to tengu-chan" by Satoshi Kako is one of my all time favorites.
A great site to search for children’s books, though it is in Japanese.
Yamaneko Honyaku Club: Japanese Children's Books
"Japanese Children's Books" may be of interest to those who are interested in translating Japanese children's books into English or other languages.
Match Girl (Matchi-uri no Shoujo) - Learn from a Story
Stories are a fun resource to help learn a language. I will introduce the story, “Match Girl (Matchi-uri no Shoujo)” .
Match Girl (Matchi-uri no Shoujo) Part 2 - Learn from a Story
A story is a good resource to learn grammar and vocabulary. In this lesson I will introduce "Match Girl (Matchi-uri no Shoujo)" by Hans Christian Andersen, in Japanese.
Warashibe-Chouja – Learn from a Story
Here is another lesson “Learn from a Story”. I will introduce the Japanese folktale, “Warashibe-Chouja (わらしべ長者)”.
Mizuame no Doku – Learn from a Story
This lesson introduces the story called, " Mizuame no Doku." Here is some useful vocabulary from the story.
Learn from a Story - Saru Kani Gassen
This lesson introduces the story called, "Saru kani Gassen." It is one of the most well known Japanese folk tales
Learn from a Story - Ari to Kirigirisu
This lesson introduces the story called, "Ari to Kirigirisu." "Ari" means "ant", "kirigirisu" means "grasshopper".