The Super Cute Book of Kawaii!

A kawaii new book by Marceline Smith!

The Super Cute Book of Kawaii

We got an extra special gift in the post this week – a copy of Marceline Smith’s brand new book! The Super Cute Book of Kawaii is a pastel hued extravaganza of all things adorable, and we’re so excited to share it with you.

“Kawaii” is a Japanese word which translates as “adorable”, often used to refer to a particular style of character design. If you’re a fan of Hello Kitty, Miffy or Pokémon then you know what I’m talking about! This delightful book introduces us to some of the most famous characters associated with this style, from Japan and elsewhere. It also takes a playful look into the world of super cute fashion, explores some of the cutest places to visit in Japan and shares some fun craft projects that will help you make your own Kawaii dreams come true!

Be happy, be bright, always be yourself! From the Super Cute Book of Kawaii

Marceline’s love of Japanese design shines from every page of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. Peppered with adorable characters and featuring gorgeous, colourful graphic design, the book lives up to its name! It even has an extra squishy cover, making it possibly the only huggable book on our shelf. You can pick up a signed copy of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii over on the Asking For Trouble website right now!

The Super Cute Book of Kawaii by Marceline Smith

Asking For Trouble

As well as being the author of this adorable book, Marceline Smith is the face behind Asking For Trouble – a range of super cute stationery and accessories much loved by Hannah Zakari customers (and staff)! The influence of kawaii comes across in all of her work. Here are a few of our current favourites from the HZ shoppe!

Cute pink flower wooden pin with smiling face

Wooden Sakura Cherry Blossom Pin Badge

We Make a Great Pear/Pair - funny pun greeeting card

We Make a Great Pear Greeting Card

Kawaii Food Meal Planner by Asking For Trouble

Cute Food Meal Planner

A three layered pink ice lolly with a Kawaii cute smiling face, by Asking For Trouble

Ice Lolly Greeting Card

Tea cup and Battenburg Cake Wooden pin badge set by Asking For Trouble

Tea and Battenburg Cake Wooden Pin Badge

You can find more of Marceline’s designs over on the Hannah Zakari webshoppe! Read more about The Super Cute Book of Kawaii at Penguin Books.

 

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