The Piano Recital

The Piano Recital by Akiko Miyakoshi addresses first recital jitters in an imaginative, gorgeously illustrated book. Momo keeps telling herself she will be OK but she is nervous. A small mouse urges her to come through a small stage door to their recital. On the other side is a magical performance of mouse theatrics and music. Momo is drawn in as an accompanist and plays the piano perfectly, only to find herself on her stage at the end of her piece. But she hears the mice clapping too.