The Whale that Fell in Love with a Submarine is a collection of children’s stories set on August 15, 1945, the day the Japanese surrendered in World War II. Illustrated by Mika Provata-Carlone *02, the book, which is translated from Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori, is a blend of war literature and children’s fable. Provata-Carlone is an independent scholar, translator, and editor.