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Top > Publications > NDL Newsletter > No. 212, June 2017

National Diet Library Newsletter

No. 212, June 2017

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The English version of the digital exhibition "Japanese Children's Literature: A History from the International Library of Children's Literature Collections" is now available


<<A top page of the English version of the digital exhibition entitled "Japanese Children's Literature: A History from the International Library of Children's Literature Collections">>

The International Library of Children’s Literature (ILCL) announced on April 21, 2017, the opening of the English version of the digital exhibition entitled "Japanese Children's Literature: A History from the International Library of Children's Literature Collections" on its website.

This digital exhibition is based on an exhibition of the same title held in the ILCL museum and includes roughly 450 works by leading authors and illustrators from the Meiji era to the present day:

  • Part I The Beginning of Children's Literature
  • Part II The Dowa Era: From the Launching of Akai Tori to the Pre-war
  • Part III Beginnings of Contemporary Children's Literature: From the Post-war to 1970s
  • Part IV Children's Literature of Today: From the 1980s to 1999
  • Part V Picture Books of Today: From the Post-war to 1999
  • Part VI Children's Literature in the 21st Century


<<The Children’s magazine Akai tori (Red Bird), edited by Miekichi Suzuki, NDL call no. Z32-B339>>

We hope this exhibition will help whet your appetite for Japanese Children’s Literature!

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