The Somebody for Me

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The Somebody for Me

By Chiba Minako

NorthSouth (NY), Hardcover, 9780735823235, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010



A little girl and a doll find each other   The dolls sat in the toyshop window, waiting hopefully for somebody to love them.             “I want a little girl somebody,” said one.             “I want a baby somebody,” said another.             “I want a grandmother somebody,” said a third.             “I just want the somebody for me,” said Sumiko.             This tender story will warm the hearts of young and old alike.

About the Author
CHIBA MINAKO graduated form Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 2006, she was awarded the Grand Prize in the picture book category of the Nissan Children s Story Book and Picture Book competition."