Japanese Traditions: Rice Cakes, Cherry Blossoms and Matsuri A Year of Seasonal Japanese Festivitiesasian artmuseum store
While enjoying the charming illustrations of a family of Japanese cats, the author shares her warm childhood memories of many Japanese customs. There are also many traditional Japanese games, toys, foods and celebrations taught through the illustrations. All in all, Japanese Traditions provides a magical feast for children of all ages.
Setsu Broderick grew up in a small country village in Western Japan in the 1950s and attended art college in Japan. She has worked as a designer and illustrator in Los Angeles for over 20 years, and has previously illustrated six books, including Cat Blessings, Cats Rule!, Dog Blessings, Dogs Rule! and The Little Book of All Things Cat.
Willamarie Moore is the Head of School Programs and Resources at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
48 pages hardback