The Beckoning Cat

Author: Koko Nishizuka
Age Recommendation: 4+

Have you ever seen a statue of a white cat raising one paw—maybe in a Japanese restaurant or at a store you visited? This Japanese folktale will tell you the story of why many people like to display this lucky cat!

Kidculture Journal Questions

Have you ever shown kindness to someone or something, like Yohei? How did it make you feel?