In a world of animals where the strong eat the weak, Monoko the tanuki stumbles across a strange creature the likes of which has never been seen before- a human baby While the newborn has no claws or teeth to protect itself, it does have the rare ability to speak to and understand all the different animals. Can Monoko and the baby team up to protect the tanuki pack from vicious wildcats?
About the Author
Makoto Raiku was born in Japan's Gifu prefecture and made hiMakoto Raiku was born in Japan's Gifu prefecture and made his manga debut in 1991 with "Bird Man." He won Shogakukan's 4s manga debut in 1991 with "Bird Man." He won Shogakukan's 48th Manga Taisho award with "Konjiki no Gasshu!!" ("Zatch Be8th Manga Taisho award with "Konjiki no Gasshu!!" ("Zatch Bell!"). ll!").
Stephen Paul has recently retired as Director of The Centre for Psychological Therapies at Leeds Metropolitan University after 20 years of service. He is a client-centred psychotherapist. He is co-editor of The Therapeutic Relationship: Themes and Perspectives (PCCS, 2008) and The Therapeutic Relationship Handbook: Theory and (McGraw-Hill /OUP,2014). Stephen was instrumental in developing a Relational Approach to Therapy with Geoff Pelham (1999).. He has worked extensively in both adult and child & adolescent psychiatry. He has been head of a therapeutic school and was Director of the VSO programme in Bhutan. Stephen now writes, practises therapy, supervision and coaching, and provides training.