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No. 3 (March 2003) Contents

Contents

Frontispiece: Full opening of the International Library of Children's Literature
Foreword Mikiko Tomita 2
Full opening of the International Library of Children's Literature The commemorative events 3
Why folktales now? (from "Friends in wonderland -from folktale to story-" a commemorative exhibition for the full opening of ILCL) Hiromi Hattori 8
The present status of children's reading and ILCL Teruyo Horikawa 11
Storytime for children at ILCL 15
Children's books from abroad in the collection of ILCL Fascination of the Winnington-Ingram Collection of Children's Books Teruo Jinguh 16
Visiting the Osborn Collection in the Toronto Public Library 21
ILCL's Children's Book Sets Lending Service to School Libraries Michie Yamamoto 22
Internationale Jugendbibliothek and the IBBY Congress Mikiko Tomita 25
Participating in One Day Symposia of the ICDL Kazuto Yamaguchi 28
Development of the union catalog database of children's literature 31
Children's books of foreign countries ILCL has 33
ILCL activity report 34
ILCL in figures 41
Schedule 46
User guide 47