On her first day of first grade, despite the objections of her older sisters, Suki chooses to wear her beloved Japanese kimono to school because it holds special memories of her grandmother’s visit last summer.
Chieri Uegaki is a graduate of the creative writing department at the University of British Columbia. Suki’s Kimono is her first published work. She lives in Sechelt, British Columbia.Stéphane Jorisch’s work has won many awards, including three Governor General’s Awards for Illustration. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.