Yummy Children's Books

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Everyone eats to live!

The International Library of Children’s Literature (ILCL) will be holding an exhibition entitled Yummy Children’s Book at the ILCL from October 1 to December 24, 2023.
This exhibition features food depicted in children’s books from Japan and abroad, looking at it from the aspects of preparation, eating and thinking.
Let’s travel around the world through children’s books with food as the key!

Examples of the books on display





  1. Karasu no pan'yasan, written and illustrated by Kako Satoshi, Kaiseisha 1973
  2. Tsukiji shijo: E de miru uoichiba no ichinichi, written and illustrated by Morinaga Yo, Komine Shoten 2015
  3. Taberu koto wa tsunagaru koto : Shokumotsu rensa no hanashi, written by Patricia Lauber, illustrated by Holly Keller, translated by Hosoya Aoi and Kurata Takashi, Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers 2009
  4. The dogs' dinner party, Dean & Son [186-?]
Yummy Children's Books
Date From October 1, 2023 (Sun.) to December 24, 2023 (Sun.)
Days 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 fee Free of charge

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