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The Big Bath House

A girl visits a traditional Japanese bath house with her grandmother in this tender book that offers a different way of looking at nudity and the human body.

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Review of ‘The Big Bath House’

This exuberant celebration of family, written in an inviting second-person voice, portrays a girl’s trip overseas with her mother to visit Baachan, her grandmother, and her experience at a traditional Japanese bath house. When they finally arrive and reunite with all of her aunts and cousins, the girl runs into Baachan’s arms, the love between…

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