Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Education: University of Toronto, B.A. (hons.).
Freelance writer and qualified Montessori primary teacher.
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Japanese Anime Linens: 1970s to Present, Schiffer Publishing (Atglen, PA), 2004.
Japanese Children's Fabrics, Schiffer Publishing (Atglen, PA), 2004.
Hello Kitty: Cute, Creative, and Collectible, Schiffer Publishing (Atglen, PA), 2006.
Traditional Kimono Silks, Schiffer Publishing (Atglen, PA), 2007.
Other books for Schiffer Publishing include Snapshot San Diego: Sun Surf, and Sand; Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur; and Buffalo Past and Present.
Anita Yasuda told CA: "I wrote my first books on antique Japanese fabrics because I had an extensive collection that I wanted to share and a passion for 1970s Japan. I write because I love researching, talking to experts, and learning new things. I have written several more Japan- and non-Japan-related books. I am currently working on a series of multicultural books for children to increase awareness and tolerance of Asian culture and customs."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Anita Yasuda Home Page,http://www.anitayasuda.com (July 22, 2007).