Clay Boutwell

Biography

Clay Boutwell and his wife Yumi are the authors of several top ten books on learning Japanese, including: Hiragana, the Basics of Japanese, and Hikoichi, the first in their Japanese Reader Collection series. They currently have seventeen titles and are slowly adding more readers and study guides as ebooks and paperbacks.

Their company also produces software for mobile devices (iPhone, Windows 8, and Android) as well as downloadable readers and lessons for PCs and Macs.

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Books

Japanese Reader Collection Volume 3: The Inch-High Samurai
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Japanese Reader with FREE MP3s Inch-High Samurai: Read--in Japanese--how a tiny, yet very brave samurai manages to marry a princess. Kaguya Hime: An old man finds a girl in a bamboo stalk and raises her as his own. It turns out, she is out of this world.
Ninja Penguin Talks Japanese in Japan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Learn about the 47 prefectures of Japan while mastering 500 important beginner level Japanese words. MP3s totaling over one hour of audio lessons are also included for FREE.
Japanese Reader Collection Volume 2: Momotaro, the Peach Boy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Momotaro is by far Japan's most famous fairy tale. Now, you can read this famous mukashi banashi in real Japanese. Momotaro is a boy born of a peach who grows up to be a brave and mighty man. Oni are invading the village. The villagers beg Momotaro to get rid of the menance. Together with three strange allies, Momotaro heads off to Onigashima to defeat the Oni boss.
Japanese Reader Collection Volume 4: The Mouse Bride
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Read Real Japanese with Free MP3s ** Recommended for Beginners of Japanese ** The Mouse Bride story is a charming Japanese folk tale about a father mouse and mother mouse trying to find the "greatest man on earth" for their one and only daughter to marry.
Learn Japanese with Dialogues: Asking Directions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! We are including at no extra charge, MP3s for the seven dialogues found in this ebook. Create play-lists to study on the go or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link is found on the last page.
Learn Japanese with Dialogues: Greetings and Meetings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! We are including at no extra charge, (CD quality) MP3s for all the dialogues found in this ebook. Create play-lists or burn the sound files to a CD to listen at home. The download link is found on the last page.
Japanese Sentences: Haiku
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Learn twenty famous haiku in Japanese. Every word and line is broken down and thoroughly explained. Every kanji has furigana and romaji (romanized Japanese) is also provided so beginners and advanced alike can enjoy. It also includes a full Japanese-English glossary. Download MP3s of the poems absolutely free--the link is listed on last page.
Kanji 100: Learn the Most Useful Kanji in Japanese
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
For Beginners of the Japanese language. Includes FREE MP3s (download link found on the last page) Learn the most common readings, useful example jukugo (kanji combinations), stroke order, and understand usage with an example sentence for each kanji. Best of all, download the 100 sound files from our server and listen while you learn. We are also including a PDF version in the download to print.
Katakana, the Basics of Japanese
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Learn katakana on your Kindle fast and painlessly. For Beginners of Japanese. If you want to learn Japanese, learning hiragana and katakana should be one of the first things you do. Many textbooks begin assuming the student knows the kana. This ebook is designed to help you master katakana quickly. Plus, this ebook includes a Free Download of printable PDFs and MP3s
200 More Japanese Idioms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Once one zooms beyond the basics of a language, idiomatic expressions, proverbs, and slang can provide the spice to keep motivation up and progress going forward. This ebook will introduce 200 of the most common Japanese idioms.
Japanese Grammar 100 in Plain English
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
Recommended for Beginners of Japanese. This ebook is intended to introduce important grammatical points in a structured way. We will introduce only the 100 most useful grammatical points ordered by how common they are in beginner level textbooks.
101 Common Japanese Idioms in Plain English
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Once one zooms beyond the basics of a language, idiomatic expressions, proverbs, and slang can provide the spice to keep motivation up and progress going forward. This ebook will introduce 101 of the most common Japanese idioms.
Kotowaza, Japanese Proverbs and Sayings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
NEWLY REVISED: Now with a FREE download link including all MP3s of the proverbs and the example sentences (fast and slow recordings) + a PDF of the ebook to print. Fifty Highly Useful Kotowaza--Japanese Proverbs with detailed explanations and illustrations. These proverbs represent some of the more useful kotowaza heard in daily Japanese life.

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