Japanese Picture Book Authors of the Heisei Era (1989–2019)

Commemorating its 20th anniversary in 2020, the International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) is pleased to announce an exhibition entitled Japanese Picture Book Authors of the Heisei Era (1989–2019) to be held from September 29 to December 27, 2020.

The exhibition features 35 Japanese picture book authors of the Heisei Era and reviews developments during this period by looking back on these individualistic works.

Examples of the books on display

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  1. Tangekun, written and illustrated by Katayama Ken, Fukuinkan Shoten 1992
  2. Kin'yobi no satochan, written and illustrated by Sakai Komako, Kaiseisha 2003
  3. Bamu to kero no okaimono, written and illustrated by Shimada Yuka, Bunkeido 1999
  4. Momiji no tegami, written and illustrated by Kikuchi Chiki, Komine Shoten 2018
Japanese Picture Book Authors of the Heisei Era (1989–2019)
Date From September 29, 2020 (Tue.) to December 27, 2020 (Sun.)
*The schedule is subject to change.
Closed Mondays, National holidays and the third Wednesday of every month (for refiling)
Hours 9:30 - 17:00
Venue Brick Building 3F Museum, International Library of Children's Literature (Ueno Park) [ACCESS]
Admission Free