Sunday, December 14, 2008

Wabi Sabi

Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein, Ed Young (Illustrator)
Wabi Sabi, a cat living in the city of Kyoto, learns about the Japanese concept of beauty through simplicity as she asks various animals she meets about the meaning of her name.

1 comment:

Kara Schaff Dean said...

...this is a book to be savored and contemplated and will be most appreciated by children old enough to grasp its subtle meaning. Translations are provided for the Japanese text as well as notes on haiku and the history of wabi sabi to place the whole lovely package in context.