Story & Illustrations: Earle sensei
P1: Mariko is always with her grandmother after coming home from school.
P2: One day, Mariko came home. ‘Grandma, I am home.” But the grandmother is not there.
P3: Mariko went to a kitchen, but the grandmother is not there.
“I am thirsty.” Mariko drunk juice.
P4: Mariko looked at the bottom of the glass. “The bottom of the glass is like grandma’s glasses.”
P5: What a miracle! Mariko can see her grandma and herself in the glasses.
P6: Mariko and her grandma go for a walk. “A rainy day can be fun!”
P7 Mariko and her grandma go to a mountain.
p8 “What a beautiful red sunset.”
P9 Mariko and her grandma go for a travel.
p10 “A bullet train is fast, isn’t it?”
P11 Mariko and her grandma make origami. “You are an origami teacher, aren’t you?”
P12: But suddenly, the grandma is not there anymore. “Grandma, where are you? Grandma.”
P13: “Mariko, wake up. Mariko.” “ Where were you, grandma?”
P14: “Today is your birthday. Here is a present.” “Wow, cute teddy bear. Thank you, grandma.”
P15: Mariko loves her grandma.