Guri and Gura's Surprise Visitor

The sibling mice duo Guri and Gura have become popular Japanese children’s characters ever since their publication in 1963. In this adventure, Guri and Gura encounter big footsteps during a walk in the snow. Coming home, they find that a surprise visitor has stopped by for a visit, just in time for Christmas.  This English book also features a second version with the story retold in Japanese.

About the Author

Rieko Nakagawa began writing stories while working as a preschool teacher in Hokkaido, and found fame with her popular Guri and Gura children’s series, which has sold over four million copies. Many of her titles are illustrated by her artist sister Yuriko Omura. She has also written lyrics for the Studio Ghibli animated feature “My Neighbor Totoro.”  

Language: Japanese & English
Author: Rieko Nakagawa
Pages: 27
Dimensions: Height: 10½” Width: 7½” 
Tokyo, Japan

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