Little Old Lady Chronicles

by Houko Takadono

Ages 12 UP

A wonderful collection of fictional essays by Hoko Takadono, an author renowned for her girlishly clever style. Each story tells the tale of a little old lady that she has met, on her travels, in daily life, in books, and on screen. From unforgettable encounters to laugh-out-loud anecdotes, Takadono celebrates the little old lady in all her forms, in a book overflowing with humour and with imagination. The essays were previously serialised on the Kaiseisha homepage for 2 years from 2012.

19 x 14 cm, 168 pages, Black-and-white illustrations
First published January 2016