A Pair of Red Clogs
For Mako, a little Japanese girl, the new shoes were clogs painted with red lacquer that shone beautifully. This is the story of what happened after she cracked the new clogs playing the weather-tellin
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If I could interview the mother…
Interviewer: So Mother, how long did you know that your daughter how broken her shoe?
Mother: As soon as the sound of her footsteps changed.
Interviewer: How did you know that she did it playing the weather telling game on the stony road?
Mother: Because, I did the same thing when I was a little girl.
Interviewer: Were you mad at your daughter?
Mother: No, this is one of the lessons of life. I know she feels the pain of her ch...more
I'm sure that I'm biased, being dearly in love with all things Japanese, but this book speaks to the heart. I highly recommend ge...more