Art & Design

The Children’s Bookshow

25 & 27 September 2017, London

For the 2017 edition of the Children’s Bookshow, an annual tour aiming to inspire children with books, the Japan Foundation is delighted to be a partner in bringing Japanese author Megumi Iwasa and illustrator Jun Takabatake to the UK for two special events.


Iwasa and Takabatake will appear alongside translator Cathy Hirano at Foyles, London on 25 September 2017 and Stafford Gatehouse on 27 September 2017, providing a fascinating insight into the life and work of an author, an illustrator and a translator. The event in Stafford will also feature live drawings and readings by the speakers.


For more information and booking details for the event at Foyles (25 September 2017) please click here


For more details about the event at Stafford Gatehouse (27 September 2017) please click here

Date: 25 September 2017 - 27 September 2017

The Children’s Bookshow 2017 nationwide tour will run from 22 September to 24 November 2017 visiting a number of local theatre venues around the UK. For more details, please visit the Children Bookshow website.


25, 27 September 2017

Foyles Bookshop, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road, London

Stafford Gatehouse, Stafford ST16 2LT


Tel: 020 31025020

The Japan Foundation