Yuka Shimada’s Bam and Kero series is an immensely popular picture book series starring two unlikely friends: a responsible dog named Bam, and Kero, a small, mischievous frog. On a frosty morning, Bam and Kero go for a walk in the woods where they find a duck frozen in a lake. After taking him home and warming him up, Kero gets excited to find a new friend.
About the Author
Yuka Shimada was born in Tokyo but now lives in Ontario, Canada. After working as a graphic designer, she leapt to stardom with “Bam and Kero's Sunday,” her first picture book featuring the famous dog and frog duo. With her strong, personality-driven characters, Shimada has changed the way readers think about "cute" picture books. Her artistry is evident in her elaborate drawings of scenery, the playfulness she brings to each page, and the robust design of her books. Her books have captured a wide following in Japan.
Author: Yuka Shimada
Dimensions: Height: 8½” Width: 11”