"Kuma no Ko Ufu" by Toshiko Kanzawa has been republished to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its birth. The original teddy bear of "Kuma no Ko Ufu" in collaboration with Germany's finest stuffed animal brand "Steiff" will also be on sale.
The "Kuma no Ko Ufu" series (Poplar Publishing Co., Ltd.) is a story in which you feel the joy of living with your whole body and seriously think about the wonders of life. Since its publication in 1969, it has been read in various forms, including elementary school textbooks.
Celebrating more than 50 years since its birth, a new series of "Kuma no Ko Ufu" has appeared. "Kuma no Ko Ufu no Monogatari" that can be read from the lower grades of elementary school and "New Edition Kumanoko Ufu's Children's Story Collection" for middle and upper grades of elementary school will be published sequentially from November 2020.
The outline of the renewal publication is as follows. The listed price does not include tax.
■ Story of Kuma no Ko Ufu
All 5 volumes / all colors / 2 episodes of each volume recorded (fixed price: 1,200 yen each for the main body)
"Why isn't there a fish?" Published in November 2020 "Congratulations to mom" Published in November 2020 "Akaisori no Ufu" scheduled to be published in January 2021 "Ohisama Hadakanbo" scheduled to be published in March 2021 Shiny Uhu "scheduled to be published in March 2021
■ New edition Kumanoko Uhu's fairy tale collection
All 3 volumes (fixed price: 1,300 yen each) / set of 3 books in a vanity case (fixed price: 3,900 yen each)
"Kuma no Ko Ufu"
"Uhu, Tsuneta, and Mimi-chan" published simultaneously in November 2020
An original teddy bear of "Kuma no Ko Ufu", which is a collaboration with the German stuffed animal brand "Steiff", is also available. It features a cute expression that makes you wonder "why?" And bear-like claws and hair. It is made by hand by a German Steiff craftsman, and no two have the same face. The size is 28 cm. The list price is 42,000 yen.
Original teddy bears are accepting purchase applications at bookstores nationwide. It will end as soon as the quantity is not limited. Details such as how to apply are available on Poplar's official website.
(C) Margarete Steiff GmbH 2020