Pari no Kodomo - Takeshi Motai
Pari no Kodomo.
Illustrated wrappers [25.5 x 18cm]. Facsimile of children’s booklet originally produced in 1946. This edition printed in 2008.
Motai’s paintings established children’s books as genre in their own right in Japan. This story book is influenced by Motai’s travels whilst working on the Siberian railway and of time spent living in Paris during the 1930s.