David Huerta

Cracking the Code of Animal Sounds Across Cultures!

Join Max as he unravels the mystery of why animals speak differently in Japan, and then finds himself in the wild world of wacky onomatopoeias.
Max’s ordinary day takes an extraordinary turn when he and his friend Risa stumble upon a cage with a mouse in their classroom. They realize something peculiar – they hear animal sounds differently. Why does a mouse go “chu-chu”or a crow cry “kaa-kaa”? Max and his friend Risa embark on a mission to uncover the truth! Are dogs barking “wan-wan”? Is it “meow-meow” or “nyaa-nyaa” for a cat? Grab your detective hat and join them on their whimsical journey to find out in this heartwarming tale of friendship, curiosity, and the magic of language.
Why Max ‘Meows’ and Risa ‘Nyaas’?

Cracking the Code of Animal Sounds Across Cultures

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Embracing our imperfections, a new stronger and unique beauty can be born.
Join Kin and Sugi in “Grandma’s Lost Treasure,” an extraordinary adventure that will captivate your heart. In their grandmother’s attic, forgotten dishes spring to life, sparking a mission to restore their beauty. Through the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, watch as broken treasures are transformed into magnificent works of art, their imperfections highlighted with gold.
This delightful picture book, rich with stunning illustrations, invites children to a world where flaws are not just accepted but celebrated. It’s a story that inspires finding beauty in brokenness and strength in what makes us unique.

Grandma's Lost Treasure:

How Kintsugi Turns Brokenness into Beauty

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Meet the Author

David Huerta

David Huerta: Bridging Cultures Through Children's Stories

David Huerta’s life journey is characterized by his deep bond with Japan over 25 years, a country that has profoundly influenced his perspective and creativity. As a children’s book author, David is passionate about introducing young minds to the rich traditions of Japanese culture. His multi-award-winning debut children’s book, ‘Grandma’s Lost Treasure: How Kintsugi Turns Brokenness into Beauty,’ encapsulates his fascination with the philosophy of Kintsugi and teaches children to find beauty in imperfection.”
Drawing from his experience teaching English and cross-cultural studies in Kobe, Japan, David infuses his storytelling with educational insights, crafting enchanting narratives that captivate young hearts and curious minds.
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