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Totto-chan, the little girl at the window

by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Kodansha USA, 2011Edition: paperback.Description: 229 p. : 19 cm. ill.ISBN: 9781568363912.Subject(s): Autobiographies | Elementary school principals -- Fiction | Television personalities -- Fiction | BiographySummary: "This engaging series of childhood recollections tells about an ideal school in Tokyo during World War II that combined learning with fun, freedom, and love. This unusual school had old railroad cars for classrooms, and it was run by an extraordinary man-its founder and headmaster, Sosaku Kobayashi-who was a firm believer in freedom of expression and activity. In real life, the Totto-chan of the book has become one of Japan's most popular television personalities-Tetsuko Kuroyanagi. She attributes her success in life to this wonderful school and its headmaster."--Publisher's description
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"This engaging series of childhood recollections tells about an ideal school in Tokyo during World War II that combined learning with fun, freedom, and love. This unusual school had old railroad cars for classrooms, and it was run by an extraordinary man-its founder and headmaster, Sosaku Kobayashi-who was a firm believer in freedom of expression and activity. In real life, the Totto-chan of the book has become one of Japan's most popular television personalities-Tetsuko Kuroyanagi. She attributes her success in life to this wonderful school and its headmaster."--Publisher's description

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