Japanese writer Uehashi wins Hans Christian Andersen award

Sep 12, 2014

Japanese writer Uehashi wins Hans Christian Andersen award

Japanese children’s book author Nahoko Uehashi has received the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award, the highest international recognition given to authors and illustrators of children’s books. The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) decided on the winner of the award, also ...

Bakery Andersen may demolish building that survived A-bomb

Oct 6, 2013

Bakery Andersen may demolish building that survived A-bomb

The Andersen Group, a Hiroshima-based bakery, is thinking of fully renovating — with the option of demolishing — a historic building that survived the 1945 atomic bombing of the city, company officials said Sunday. Hiroshima City Hall is trying to preserve sites that survived ...