Edo picture books and Japonisme
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The Program contains masterpiece picture books as follows;
Edo picture books

Bunbuku’s Teakettle ca. 1735-45.
The Early Years in the Life of Kintoki ca. 1735-45.
Princess Hachikazuki ca. 1735-45.
Red Book: The Mouse’s Wedding ca. 1735-45.
Bunta the Salt-seller 1749.
School-day Verses Printed later than 1794 using the 1762 edition.
Seasonal Games of the Demons ca. 1820-30.
Momotaro and the Ogres’ Treasure House ca. 1830-40.
The Tongue-cut Sparrow ca. 1844-47.
The War Between the Cats and the Rats ca. 1840-60.



japonisme

Puss In Boots By Walter Crane.
The Square Book of Animals Rhymes by Arthur Waugh. Illustrated by William Nicholson.


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The International Library of Children's Literature / National Diet Library

The International Library of Children's Literature / National Diet Library