|aThe sound of silence |cby Katrina Goldsaito ; art by Julia Kuo.
|aNew York |aBoston |bLittle, Brown and Co.|c2016.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c23 x 29 cm.
|aYoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.
"Do you have a favorite sound?" little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, "The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence."But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphony hall Where is silence?Join Yoshio on his journey through the hustle and bustle of the city to find the most beautiful sound of all.