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ゆっくりくんとはやいくん Slow and Fast

What is your favorite time of the day?

Level: 3
Script: Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji characters 一、二、三、六、七、十
Char: 326
Pages: 18
Type: Literacy description
Style: A5 saddle-stitched booklet

$14.95

Sentence examples:

  • ゆっくりくんは みじかい とけいの はりです。Slow is the shorthand of a clock.
  • 一じかんに いっぽ、ゆっくり あるきます。He walks slowly, one step an hour.
  • ゆっくりくんが 七をさします。そして はやいくんが 十二を さします。なんじですか?Slow points at seven, and Fast points at twelve, so what time is it?
  • 七じです。あさごはんの じかんです。It’s Seven o’clock. Breakfast time.

In alignment with the Australian Curriculum: Year 3 and 4 band achievement standards:

  • Use conjunctions such as そして
  • Structure sentences using particles, for example, は、の、が
  • Describe experiences in present forms, for example, のみます
  • Read and write all hiragana, and high-frequency kanji

Cultural note from the author:

When I was a child, my favorite time of the day was three o’clock, just like in this book. In Japan, three o’clock is traditionally the time to have a treat, especially for children. My mum and grandma used to say, “wait until three o’clock.” As a child, I looked forward to this special time because I would receive various treats, from lollies to a special cake on a plate.

ISBN: 13-978-0-6481178-3-4

Additional information

Weight 70 g
Dimensions 149 × 211 × 2 mm

1 review for ゆっくりくんとはやいくん Slow and Fast

  1. Jack

    Love the illustrations, great story too !!!

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