This touching story of a little girl’s outing with her grandmother takes place in modern-day Japan, where cherry trees bloom for one week every spring. With text simple enough for the youngest readers, author Jennifer Reed captures the excitement and wonder of a little girl’s day in the big city, while Illustrator Dick Cole’s watercolors complement both the serenity and animation of Tokyo in the springtime.
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How much does Mama love her child? Throughout the year, the child asks, "How much do you love me?" Mama compares her love with things in nature. "I love you as much as there are stars in the sky," helping the child know that she is loved a lot. Suggested readers age range: 3-6