Where Children Sleep Around The World

This picture is from Where Children Sleep, a remarkable new book by James Mollison, which chronicles the vast differences in the spaces and places that children inhabit. The above photo documents the bedroom of 4-year-old Kaya of Tokyo, Japan. Kaya owns more than 30 pairs of shoes and several dozen dresses, and lives in extreme contrast to several other children profiled in the book. More children’s bedrooms after the jump. [Telegraph]
Fifteen-year-old Nantio lives with her family in a tent in Northern Kenya. She no longer attends school, and spends her day helping her family tend to their goats.

Thais, 11, lives in the “City of God” favela in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. She hopes to be a model when she grows up.

Indira, 7, lives with her parents near Kathmandu, Nepal. She and her brother and sister and parents share one room and one bed. Indira has been working in a local rock quarry since she was 3 years old.