If you’d need to pick a place where it could tell about your childhood, what would it be? I’d say the bedroom. James Mollison found that where a child sleep is significant to one’s childhood and so he wrote and photographed the book Where Children Sleep(Purchase the book in Amazon) It is full of worth reading stories of children around the world where they sleep and provide an insight of different culture and background that children are living in. Take a look at these 18 images that show where children sleep around the world.

1. Tires as beds and rubbish dump as room.

Phnom Penh, 8, Roathy, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, 8, Roathy, Cambodia

2. The hard bed under the hay.

Ahkohxet, 8, Amazonia, Brazil

Ahkohxet, 8, Amazonia, Brazil 

3. The opened bedroom.

Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

4. The cot that’s closest to nature.

Nantio, 15, Lisamis, Northern, Kenya

Nantio, 15, Lisamis, Northern, Kenya

5. The hard-workers’ room.

Lamine, 12, Bounkiling village, Senegal

Lamine, 12, Bounkiling village, Senegal

6. The bunk in a stone.

Bikram, 9, Melamchi, Nepal

Bikram, 9, Melamchi, Nepal

7. The bed behind the bars.

Prena, 14, Kathmandu, Nepal

Prena, 14, Kathmandu, Nepal 

8. Berths in the refugee camp.

Douha, 10, Hebron, The West Bank

Douha, 10, Hebron, The West Bank

9. The room of the Chinese charisma.

Dong, 9, Yunnan, China

Dong, 9, Yunnan, China

10. The classroom-bedroom mix in an orphanage.

Lay Lay, 4, Mae Sot, Thailand

Lay Lay, 4, Mae Sot, Thailand 

Meanwhile, children in more other countries…

11. The Colombian treasure room.

Jaun David, 10, Medellin, Colombia

Jaun David, 10, Medellin, Colombia 

12. The ani-comic heaven.

Ryuta, 10, Tokyo, Japan

Ryuta, 10, Tokyo, Japan

13. The wargame cravers’ room.

Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA

Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA

14. The geisha’s sleeping place.

Risa, 15, Kyoto, Japan

Risa, 15, Kyoto, Japan

15. The room that symbolizes education.

Jaime, 9, New York, USA

Jaime, 9, New York, USA

16. Where the little princess dreams.

Jasmine, 4, Kentucky, USA

Jasmine, 4, Kentucky, USA

17. The “we will rock you” room.

Rhiannon, 14, Darvel, Scotland

Rhiannon, 14, Darvel, Scotland

18. The dolls’ paradise.

Kaya,4, Tokyo, Japan

Kaya, 4, Tokyo, Japan 

What about your bedroom? How was it like when you were small and how did it influence your childhood? If you want to explore more about where children around the world sleep, find out more in the book!

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Featured photo credit: where children sleep via James Mollison, boy sleeping on a suitcase via Shutterstock

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