Mooncakes by Loretta Seto. Ages 4-8. About a young girl who shares the Moon Festival and its beautiful traditions with her parents. Significant for the importance of family and its explanation of the cultural tradition of the Moon Festival.
Utagawa Hiroshige, "Autumn Moon at Seto (Seto no shigetsu)," 1840-1842. Full-color woodcut. Image: 4 5/16 x 6 11/16 in. (11 x 17 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection.
Yayoi’s yellow pumpkin with black polka dots on Naoshima island in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea . The collection of museums and artworks set among the island known as Benesse Art Site. Quintessential : sculpture of an enormous yellow pumpkin speckled with rows of black dots. Created by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama in 1994, the giant gourd sits at the end of a pier near Benesse House, a Tadao Ando-designed art museum and hotel complex.