Miyoko Matsutani





Miyoko Matsutani


Born
in Tokyo, Japan
February 15, 1926

Died
February 28, 2015

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jap. 松谷みよ子 Born in 1926, Kanda, Tokyo. Graduated from Toyo High School in 1942. Requisitioned by the Naval Hydrographic Department in 1944, when she started writing stories for children.

Evacuating to Nagano in May 1945 to escape the war, she met Joji Tsubota, a famous writer for the young readers who was also there under the war evacuation, and showed him her works, asking for his advice. After her return to Tokyo in 1948, Tsubota's recommendation enabled her Kaininatta Kodomo no Hanashi (A Story of a Child turned into a Shell) to appear in the magazine Dowa Kyoshitsu (A Classroom of Children's Stories). Later, the story was published by Akane Publishing Co. as collected short stories entitled Kaininatta Kodomo (A Child turned into a Shell,
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