First published in the United States of America in 2014 by Chronicle Books LLC.Originally published in Japan in 2005 under the title
Tabi’s General Store
.Text and interior illustrations copyright © 2005 by Junzo Terada. Cover illustration copyright © 2014 by Junzo Terada.Translation copyright © 2014 Chronicle Books LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataTerada, Junzo, 1961 – author, illustrator. [Tabi no zakkaya. English] A good home for Max / Junzo Terada. pages cm Summary: Tabi, the little mouse who lives in the general store
and cares for the toys, wants his friend Max, the blue dog, to nd a good home.
ISBN 978-1-4521-2702-6 (alk. paper)
1. Terada, Junzo, 1961—Translations into English. 2. Mice—Juvenile ction. 3. Soft toys—Juvenile ction. 4. Friendship—Juvenile ction. 5. Stores, Retail—Juvenile ction. [1. Mice—Fiction. 2. Toys—Fiction. 3. Friendship—Fiction. 4. Stores, Retail—Fiction.] I. Title.
PZ7.T2659Go 2014[E]—dc232013044355Manufactured in China.North American type design by Kristine Brogno.Typeset in Century.10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1Chronicle Books LLC680 Second StreetSan Francisco, California 94107Chronicle Books—we see things differently. Become part of our community at www.chroniclekids.com.
A Good Home for Max