In 1984, "My mom called Sizuka-san"(Kaisei-sha) and "Tales of an old captain"(Fukuinkan-shoten) were chosen for the 6th Robo-no-Ishi Literary Award.
In 1985, "Kiki's Delivery Service"(Fukuinkan-shoten) won the 23rd Noma Award for Juvenile Literature, the 34th Shogakukan Award for Children's Literature, and it has also been placed on the IBBY Honour list. In 1989, Miyazaki Hayao, world-famous animator made an animation film of this story and it was a great success.
And her 23 volumes of 'Little Ghost'(Poplar-sha) series appealed to a large number of little readers for more than 20 years.

[My works in many languages]

"Kiki's Delivery Service"
English edition
Italian edition
Chinese edition
Swedish edition


Kiki, consegne a domicilio


"Grandpa's Soup"
"Dan's new baby"
"Docteur Ours"

"Fingers on the back of the neck"

English edition

English edition
French edition

*a collection of 11 short ghost stories, including my story "The mirror".
English edition


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