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The great Japanese childrens classic known and beloved by Japanese readers for more than half a century. Kenji Miyazawa is often compared to Lewis Carroll. A hauntingly beautiful, lyrical and deeply moving story of two boys who take a ride on a train through the Milky Way, encountering many colourful and unforgettable characters, and learning the true meaning of friendship and profound lessons of life.This book, in an all new translation by distinguished author and translator Roger Pulvers, will delight readers of all ages with its dazzling descriptions of the galaxy as seen through the eyes of two boys travelling on a train through the heavens. Lucy Pulvers, who has loved 'Night on the Milky Way Train' since she was little, has created remarkable pen and ink drawings, highlighted with colour, that take the reader on a spectacular visual journey. This book is Dual Language, and ideal for intermediate to advanced students of both English and Japanese. 『銀河鉄道の夜』 ロジャー・パルバース訳、ルーシー・パルバースの挿絵、読みやすい英語と原文が両方楽しめる!

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