Mitsumasa Anno

Japanese children's illustrator and writer

1926   -  

country of citizenship: Japan
occupation: writer, children's writer
award received: Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration, Kikuchi Kan Prize, Medal with Purple Ribbon, Person of Cultural Merit, Silver Brush

Mitsumasa Anno (安野 光雅, Anno Mitsumasa, born 20 March 1926) is a Japanese illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for picture books with few or no words. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1984 for his "lasting contribution to children's literature."
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Anno's Journey

book by Mitsumasa Anno

author: Mitsumasa Anno



satirical novel by Inoue Hisashi

author: Hisashi Inoue
illustrator: Mitsumasa Anno


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