• SHARE

The picture books of Keiko Sena span 50 years and nearly 100 books and counting. Growing up in postwar Japan, Sena brought an edgy, whimsical humor to the genre, and her work enjoys an enduring popularity. Every book reveals a deep understanding of children, juxtaposing charming simplicity with the satisfying bite of fairy tale grim.

Here’s a small selection to understand Sena’s appeal:

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)