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Nahoko Uehashi

Nahoko Uehashi is one of Japan's most popular children's writers. She has won numerous awards, including the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award. An associate professor at a Japanese university, she has a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and studies indigenous peoples in Australia. Her books include The Beast Player and the multivolume Moribito series. She lives near Tokyo, Japan.

Nahoko Uehashi

The Beast Player

Nahoko Uehashi; translated by Cathy Hirano
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Nahoko Uehashi's The Beast Player is an epic YA fantasy about a girl with a special power to communicate with magical beasts and the warring kingdom only she can save.

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