Through a magical spell, an ordinary day becomes increasingly more wondrous for Guri and Gura and their friend, Bunny Buna the magical rabbit.
Rieko Nakagawa was born in Sapporo in 1935. Her first children's book, The No-no Nursery School (Iya Iya En), illustrated by her younger sister,Yuriko Yamawaki, was based on her experiences as a daycare worker in Japan. Together, Rieko and Yuriko have produced many unique children's books and essays, including the Guri and Gura series. Yuriko Yamawaki was born in Tokyo in 1941. Besides illustrating her sister's work,Yuriko has created many of her own children's books, including Keiko's Flying Cat's Cradle (Sora o Tonda Keiko no Ayatori).
Translator Peter Howlett was born and raised in Hokkaido, Japan and is currently an EFL teacher at Hakodate La Salle Junior & Senior High Schools. Richard McNamara, specializes in the poetry of Edmund Spenser and the psychology of stress, and is currently lecturing at Kyushu Lutheran College, Kumamoto. Both are officials of The Dr.Wildcat Committee and are regular contributors to the Shukan Kinyobi magazine.