Yamada, Utako 1963-

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Yamada, Utako 1963-

Personal

Born 1963, in Tokyo, Japan; married; children: two.

Addresses

Home—Tokyo, Japan.

Career

Author and illustrator of children's books, and restaurateur. Karen Čapek (tea house), Tokyo, Japan, founder, 1987; founder of a desert shop, 2001. Designer of prints, toys, and housewares.

Writings

SELF-ILLUSTRATED

The Story of Cherry the Pig (originally published in Japanese), Kane/Miller (La Jolla, CA), 2007.

Author and illustrator of over 20 other children's books published in Japan, include Buzzy the Honeybee and Little Rabbit Pipin's Birthday.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, February 15, 2007, Ilene Cooper, review of The Story of Cherry the Pig, p. 86.

School Library Journal, March, 2007, Susan Moorhead, review of The Story of Cherry the Pig, p. 192.

ONLINE

Kane/Miller Web site,http://www.kanemiller.com/ (March 21, 2008), "Utako Yamada."

Utako Yamada Home Page,http://www.karelcapek.co.jp (March 21, 2008).

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