The Tea Party In The Woods

The Tea Party In The WoodsKikko’s father forgot the pie he was going to bring to Grandmother’s house. Kikko runs through the snow-covered woods to give her father the pie before he reaches the home. Unfortunately, Kikko trips and ruins the pie. Although she is dispirited, she still plans on giving her grandmother the pie. As she continues to follow what she believes to be her father’s footprints, Kikko comes across a house she has never seen before. She meets speaking, clothed, and upright woodland creatures who invite her to their tea party. The mostly black and white charcoaled and penciled illustrations have touches of color and bring this enchanting tale of unexpected friendship and kindness to life.  ema
Title: The Tea Party In The Woods
Author: Akiko Miyakoshi
: Akiko Miyakoshi
: Kids Can Press
: 2015
Original Language
: Japanese
: Kids Can Press
Original Title
: Mori no Oku no Ochakai e
Original Publisher
: Kaisei-Sha Publishing Co. Ltd.
Original Copyright
: 2010
: 978-1-77138-107-9
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range: 3-7
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity: Japanese
Author’s residence
: Tokyo
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Japanese
Illustrator’s residence
: Tokyo
Awards: A 2015 Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the Year Winner
Subjects: Acts of kindness, Grandmother, Party, Pies, Tea, Winter, Woods

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