Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window
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.
The charm of this account has won the hearts of millions of people of all ages and made this book a runaway bestseller in Japan, with sales hitting the 4.5 million mark in its first year.
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BEST BOOK .LOVE IT . A GOOD BOOK TO READ
This book is awesome. It shows how a little girl is able to be forgiving, enthusiastic, kind and so on. She was so jovial when she was a kid! :) This story is truly and inspiring and enriching story that warms the heart and brings joy to every reader who reads this autobiography. For those who have yet to read this autobiography, please do so NOW!!! You'll never want to put your eyes off the book once you start reading it. :)
The Railroad Station
The Swimming Poo
The Report Card
The Rehearsal Hall
Their Worst Clothes
The Fortyseven Ronin
Visiting the Wounded