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Heian International


HEIAN (pronounced "hey-an") means "peace" in Japanese. Our selection of books about Asia hopes to promote peace through a better understanding between cultures. Adults will enjoy our books on Asian philosophy, art, religion, and literature, and may find our dictionaries especially useful. Children will find delight in our colorful fairy tales and nature stories. Young and old alike will discover hours of fun, choosing from our large selection of origami paper craft books. HEIAN now includes ICG-Muse's list of fine titles from Japan.Together, we offer greater selection and convenience to our readers. Look for a new assortment of first translations of contemporary Japanese fiction as well as classic studies of Japanese culture by famous commentators, ranging from Lafcadio Hearn to Donald Richie. For nearly 30 years, HEIAN has helped bring Asian classics and contemporary authors to new readers around the world. Based in sunny Southern California, we serve retailers, wholesalers and dealers here and abroad. Even though we are a small company we are able to offer our customers and associates our undivided attention, and our friendship. For the best in Asian art, fairy tales, origami crafts, philosophy and more, we hope you will look first to HEIAN. Come -- join the HEIAN family, and review our list of quality titles -- regularly updated on this site.

Specifically interested in books with these subjects or themes: art, asian literature, asian studies, buddhism/religion, children cookery, feng shui, fiction, origami

Main Address: P.O. Box 8208
Berkeley CA 94707 USA
Phone: 1-800-947-7271
Fax: 1-510-524-8711
Updated 6/7/2007

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1. Humphrey the Lost Whale (Paperback)
    Author: Richard Hall, Wendy Tokuda
    Illustrator: Hanako Wakiyama
Ages 4-8 12/01/1992
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15 Reviews  
2. Jewish Origami 2 (My Favorite Origami) (Paperback)
    Author: Florence Temko
Ages 4-8 09/01/2008
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3. Haiku Picturebook for Children (Hardcover)
    Author: Keisuke Nishimoto, Kozo Shimizu
    Illustrator: Kozo Shimizu
Ages 4-8 04/01/2008
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6 Reviews  
4. Becoming Buddha: The Story of Siddharta (Hardcover)
    Author: Sally Rippin, Whitney Stewart
(Unknown)  10/01/2005
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3 Reviews  
5. Best-Loved Children's Songs from Japan (English and Japanese Edition) (H...
    Author: Yoko Imoto
Ages 4-8 04/01/2008
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10 Reviews  
6. Japanese Fairy Tales Vol. 2 (Japanese Fairy Tales (Numbered)) (Hardcover)
    Author: Keisuke Nishimoto, Yoko Imoto
    Illustrator: Keisuke Nishimoto
Ages 4-8 03/01/1999
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5 Reviews  
7. Japanese Fairy Tales Vol. 1 (Japanese Fairy Tales (Numbered)) (Hardcover)
    Author: Keisuke Nishimoto, Yoko Imoto
    Illustrator: Keisuke Nishimoto
Ages 4-8 09/01/2008
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4 Reviews  
8. Japanese Fairy Tales Vol. 3 (Japanese Fairy Tales (Numbered)) (Hardcover)
    Author: Keisuke Nishimoto
    Illustrator: Yoko Imoto
Ages 4-8 10/01/2000
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2 Reviews  
9. Japanese Fairy Tales Vol. 4 (Japanese Fairy Tales (Numbered)) (Hardcover)
    Author: Keisuke Nishimoto, Yoko Imoto
    Illustrator: Yoko Imoto
Ages 4-8 09/01/2008
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1 Reviews  
10. Otedama: Traditional Japanese Juggling Toys and Games (Board book)
    Author: Denichiro Omishi
Ages 4-8 03/2002
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11. Becoming Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha (Paperback)
    Author: Whitney Stewart
    Illustrator: Sally Rippin
Ages 4-8 07/01/2009
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3 Reviews  
12. Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelons (Asian Folktales Retold) (Ha...
    Author: Masao Sakairi
    Illustrator: Shoko Kojima
Ages 9-12 11/01/2006
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13. Indonesian Fables of Feats and Fortunes (Asian Folktales Retold) (Hardco...
    Author: Kuniko Sugiura
    Illustrator: Koji Honda
Ages 9-12 04/01/2007
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2 Reviews  
14. Otedama: Traditional Japanese Juggling Toys and Games (Board book)
    Author: Denichiro Omishi
Ages 4-8 03/2002
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15. Hanyu Pinyin (Peng's Chinese Treasury) (Paperback)
    Author: Naomi Wakan, Tan Huay Peng
(Unknown)  04/01/1987
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16. Vietnamese Fables of Frogs and Toads (Asian Folktales Retold) (Hardcover)
    Author: Masao Sakairi
    Illustrator: Shoko Kojima
Ages 9-12 12/01/2006
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17. Pumpkin Patch: A Traditional Buddhist Tale (Hardcover)
    Author: Sybil Taylor
    Illustrator: June Atkin
Ages 4-8 03/2002
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6 Reviews  
18. Indonesian Tales of Treasures and Brides (Asian Folktales Retold) (Hardc...
    Author: Kuniko Sugiura
    Illustrator: Koji Honda
Ages 9-12 05/01/2007
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1 Reviews  
19. Origami Fairy Tales Gift Pack (Paperback) Ages 9-12 09/2004
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20. Welcome Home Swallows (Hardcover)
    Author: Shigekawa
Ages 9-12 09/2001
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21. Fairy Tale Origami #3-Little Red Riding Hood (Heian's Origami Fairy Tale...
    Author: Kuniro Fukazawa
    Illustrator: Kuniro Fukazawa
Ages 4-8 06/01/1999
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22. Indonesian Tales of Treasures and Brides (Asian Folktales Retold) (Hardc...
    Author: Kuniko Sugiura
    Illustrator: Koji Honda
Ages 9-12 05/01/2007
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23. Animal Footprints (Board book)
    Author: Masaaki Shibata, Yoshiko Kato
(Unknown)  12/1993
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24. Fairy Tale Origami #2-Hansel And Gretel (Heian's Origami Fairy Tales) (P...
    Author: Mitsuo Shinozaki
    Illustrator: Mitsuo Shinozaki
Ages 4-8 06/01/1999
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25. Humphrey the Lost Whale A True Story (Paperback)
    Author: Wendy Tokuda
    Illustrator: Illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama
(Unknown)  /1992
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1 Reviews
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