Forest Friends Series, Book 2
By Kyoko Hara & Kazue Takahashi
Summer arrives, and once again Mayu goes to the forest near her grandparents’ house. The mailbox is still there. Mayu and Konta, a fox child, write letters to each other and explore the forest together. Mayu keeps this mysterious forest friend a secret. But one day while they are playing in the forest, something unfortunate happens to her. For the first time in his life, Konta decides to leave the forest to get help for Mayu . . .
The second book in the beloved Forest Friends series, Hara pens a sweet story of magical everyday life and an unexpected friendship. Takahashi’s illustrations switch between full color and grayscale, adding playfulness and whimsy.