Excellent, Preschool, Primary, Birthday, Fortune, Tradition, Mouse, Family

Document Type

Book Review


Hazel loves looking out for her baby sister Twig. Twig follows Hazel everywhere as they prepare for Twig’s first birthday party. All the mice families are invited to Twig’s first birthday. There Twig will pick her birthday fortune, also known as her doljabi. At her party they will put out several items and she will have the chance to pick just one. What she picks will tell a bit about her life. As the party is approaching everyone is busy with preparations, including making Twig’s beautiful dress and traditional foods and decor. The whole family arrives in anticipation of what Twig will choose. They are quite pleased with what she chooses and what her doljabi says about her future.