Nagano Hideko is a famous author of children’s picture books in Japan. Her works are simple, but also stimulate a child’s ability to observe and explore through detailed illustrations (Photo: VNA)

Nagano Hideko is a famous author of children’s picture books in Japan. Her works are simple, but also stimulate a child’s ability to observe and explore through detailed illustrations (Photo: VNA)

At the age of 78, Hideko still works hard and creates new books for children. She is the chairwoman of Kamishibai Cultural Development Society. In 2018, she received the Kurushima Takehiko Culture Prize (Photo: VNA)

At the age of 78, Hideko still works hard and creates new books for children. She is the chairwoman of Kamishibai Cultural Development Society. In 2018, she received the Kurushima Takehiko Culture Prize (Photo: VNA)

Hideko has recently come to Vietnam to introduce her books with a desire to inspire a love for picture books in Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

Hideko has recently come to Vietnam to introduce her books with a desire to inspire a love for picture books in Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

Her book ‘Taiko fish goes to the department store’ interests the children with lively illustrations of the fish doing different activities (Photo: VNA)

Her book ‘Taiko fish goes to the department store’ interests the children with lively illustrations of the fish doing different activities (Photo: VNA)

 
The images of a fish wearing a hat, carrying a handbag and going to shops in a department store help the children learn about life in a simple way (Photo: VNA)

The images of a fish wearing a hat, carrying a handbag and going to shops in a department store help the children learn about life in a simple way (Photo: VNA)

Taiko fish created by Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

Taiko fish created by Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

Japanese picture books which teach life skills attract Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

Japanese picture books which teach life skills attract Vietnamese children (Photo: VNA)

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