Japanese authors for childrens books?

Hi everyone! My name is Saudym and I really love wanikani! I’m still a bit obsessed since my last post. I was wondering if you guys can recommend amazing authors similar to doctor seuss so I can start reading. Books like that or even a good beginner manga series would be awesome! Thank you so much in advance!

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I don’t know anything specific, but graded readers may be a good place to start your search, they are books written for Japanese learners, and may be more accessible than native materials.


This manga is very beginner friendly:


I feel like Dr Seuss would be a nightmare to read as a foreign learner :sweat_smile:

Can you tell us a bit more about your Japanese level? I second the suggestion for graded readers, even though they might not be by a single amazing author.

Just gonna plug my own thread :eyes:


Here’s an incomplete list of children’s books that are available on Yomi.ai: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pEO0ZJn0cBB7ieNUgU4yauQKKSRx1D6RUrPzA4w4bHs/edit?usp=sharing

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