Kanji: 本 hon Book
Just as the kanji is made from ki ( 木 ) so is a book made from trees.
JLPT N5: 28 / 100 | 5 Strokes
Meaning: book; counter for long, slender objects
In Japan, you will often see large signs with just this kanji to indicate bookstores.
日本 ni hon - Japan
絵本 e hon - a picture book (for children)
本 hon - a book
本屋 hon ya - bookstore
honya wa doko desu ka?
Where is a bookstore?