The Wonderful World of Sazae-san vol 1 (1949 in Japan) by Machiko Hasegawa. Quietly amusing and interesting historically - these are late 1940's strips, and I'd love to read a volume from the 60's to compare. Japan went through big lifestyle changes over that quarter century. Finished 7th Dec 2103, bought second hand this month.
Fun New Years Tradition: *Free Printable! Ask the same 20 questions year after year but probably age 3 or 4 is a great age to start) and see how your child's responses change year to year. Makes a great keepsake to give to them when they turn