Annual Events in Japan

What is the significance of the 7-5-3 festival? When do we celebrate the Winter Solstice? When is it appropriate to wear kimono? What do we eat for New Year’s Day? This picture book explores the important traditions and special holidays of each season to reveal the stories behind some of Japan’s most famous customs. From making a bento box to exploring folk tales, Japanese children can use this illustrated book to discover a lot about their own culture.

Split into Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter editions, this beautifully illustrated book is a comprehensive resource for children of all ages, as well as anyone teaching or studying Japanese as a foreign language. 

Language: Japanese & English
Author: Noriko Takano
Pages: 59
Dimensions: Height: 8” Width: 8½” 
Tokyo, Japan

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