Get to Know 5 Great Japanese Children’s Book Authors

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Savvy Tokyo

While there is a time and place in most homes for blockbuster volumes of Disney books, make space on your little one’s bookshelf for modern Japanese children’s literature, whether translated or in its native language. One of the joys of raising children in Japan is discovering the magical world of Japanese children’s literature. Although I easily could have doubled this list, the five authors and illustrators below are must-reads with your little ones. While most have at least some of their works published in English translation, for their full collections, you will have to read in Japanese. O…

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