Eiko Kadono


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in Tokyo, Japan
January 01, 1935

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Eiko Kadono (角野 栄子) is a Japanese author of children's literature, picture books, non-fiction and essays in Shōwa and Heisei period Japan. Kadono was born in Tokyo, and attended the Nihon Fukushi University in Aichi prefecture, followed by a degree in English literature from Waseda University. After graduation in 1960 at the age of 25, she emigrated to Brazil, where she spent two years. She wrote a nonfiction story called Brazil and My Friend Luizinho based on her experience at that time, about a Brazilian boy who loves dancing samba. This was her maiden work, but it was not published until 1970. Most of her works are books for children. Her first successful children's book published Ôdorabô Bula Bula shi [The Robber Bla-Bla] was published ...more

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Den Nya Häxkonsten (Kikis E...

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4.30 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1989
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Seri Little Ghost: Menu Ana...

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サラダでげんき [Sarada de genki]

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2005
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Kiki La Petite Sorcière

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