• Lensey's experience of moving to America and learning English at age nine has inspired her to write about moving to new countries.
• She also enjoys writing about Japan, where there is an old castle on a hill named Namioka.
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Other books written by Lensey Namioka:
• Namioka, Lensey. The Loyal Cat. Orlando, FL: Harcourt• Brace, 1995.
• Namioka, Lensey. Yang the Eldest and his Odd Jobs. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2000.
• Namioka, Lensey. Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear. New York: Little Brown, 1992.