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These simple yet lovely illustrations are by Tokyo-born artist Yusuke Yonezu. As a child Yusuke loved to draw and make toys out of paper and boxes, and later he studied design in order to assist his father’s shoe-making business (which may explain some of his subjects!). Finally his friends encouraged him to try illustrating for children and he has sice gone on to illustrate a number of published children’s titles.

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