Renowned Japanese children’s literature master Haruo Fukami’s “Imaginative Picture Book” series has been launched in China

The “Imaginative Picture Book” series, a collection of manuscripts by renowned Japanese children’s literature master Haruo Fukami from several years ago, has been recreated and has been released in China in June 2023.

It features stories where watermelons go on a journey, children can doodle and play in the night sky, frogs can row boats in the rain, and monsters and babies live together. In this fantastical world, imagination becomes reality, and the whimsical storytelling opens up children’s minds. These picture books in the series perfectly cater to children’s psychological needs, providing them with the courage and strength to explore the future!

Haruo Fukami

Haruo Fukami is a highly popular Japanese picture book author and master of absurd children’s literature. Born in Tokyo in 1937, he enjoys a high reputation in the world of picture books due to his distinct and personalized creations. Deeply understanding the psychology of children, he skillfully portrays the diverse and ever-changing world through astonishing imagination, humor, and an art style that exudes childlike simplicity. Fukami has created dozens of timeless classics that have been widely recognized and beloved in Japan for over thirty years. His works and artistic style have deeply influenced two generations in Japan, and many of his works have been selected by the Japan Association of School Libraries and the Japan Library Association. Some of Fukami’s representative works include “Haruo Fukami’s Beautiful Thoughts Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Peaceful Sleep Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Big Guy Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Magic Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Fantasy Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Oh My! Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Imaginary Picture Book Series”, “Haruo Fukami’s Amazing Journey Picture Book Series”, and many more.

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