One by one, ten tiny oni, Japanese goblin-like creatures, grow larger and larger as they beat their drums on the sand, chasing away bad dreams. Includes the Japanese characters for the numbers from one to ten.
Matthew Gollub is a nationally known children’s author, speaker, and performer. He has created 18 picture books which together have garnered 25 national awards and distinctions. His experiences living overseas, and his knowledge of Spanish and Japanese language, have inspired several of his most popular works including Cool Melons—Turn to Frogs! and Jazz Fly 2: The Jungle Pachanga.