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For all kids at heart! (7+)

"Extremely endearing and thoughtful, these books will steal your heart." 
"A beautiful novel series to grow up with." 
"Even as an adult, it is a page turner." 
"Everyone should keep these books nearby."
"Quite simply put: lovely and magical."​​​​​​​
Sustain this project now 
and you will see THE TV series first!
BE an official sustainer of 
''A.J. & The menagerie''
when you PLEDGE 150. $ US and +
to sustain OUR EDUCATIONAL Television production
FEATURING the lovely characters 
by junichiro Kuniyoshi, 
We will send you books 1 & 2 of this collection
The author, Junichiro Kuniyoshi will send you 
a personal original drawing and handwritten thank you note / postcard,  
directly from Okinawa, Japan!

You can also find the novels 
at your local bookstore or library, or on Amazon:
Volume 1 by Junichiro Kuniyoshi: 
A.J. & The Menagerie: We Are Not Alone (ISBN 978-­1499160208)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Volume 2 by Junichiro Kuniyoshi, 
A.J. & The Menagerie: Miaouness Doesn't Happen In A Day (ISBN 978-1500255558)
 Discover Junichiro Kuniyoshi,  a young Japanese author and illustrator: he will steal your heart.
His English Novel series  "A.J. & The Menagerie" is soon coming as an educational animated series on television, thanks to Mountain Lake PBS and WPBS-TV (NY), produced by Mercier Films in Canada, 
it will also be distributed internationally. Your kids will love these books for years to come.
When you get our books for kids you love, 
you also sustain diversity in various medias! 
Stand with us for diversity in medias.
Since 1984, we spread equality and kindness in films, books and on TV. 
We are independent producers and self-distribute our productions. 
Do you believe in our journey? ​​​​​​​

Soon entering 2nd grade at school, A.J. Matsubara inherits an old suitcase from his beloved Grandfather and discovers a whole new world full of possibilities in the celebration of everyone’s roots and a series of exciting new adventures.
About the Author
Born in Okinawa, Japan, author and illustrator Junichiro Kuniyoshi graduated in Montreal (Canada) from Concordia University’s Honors Program in Anthropology. He pursues a writing career with A.J. & The Menagerie as a book series. 

To know more, for interviews, special bookings, other language versions or publishing rights enquiry, press photos, other requests, or to contact Mr. Kuniyoshi and his agents, please write to: and

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