I Live in Tokyo

Author: Mari Takabayashi
Age Recommendation: 5+

Mimiko and her family live in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. In January she celebrates the New Year with rice cakes, gifts of money, and calligraphy drawing with her mom. Read this book to discover what happens in Japan during the rest of the months of the year!

Kidculture Journal Questions

How are the celebrations and events in Mimiko’s life similar to yours? How are they different?