The 'good witch' who wrote Japanese classic Kiki's Delivery Service

posted on 14 Apr 2018


Eiko Kadono's playful tales about a young witch and her furry companion have entertained generations of Japanese readers, and have now earned her one of the highest honours in children's literature.

Last month the 83-year-old was awarded the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award, sometimes called the Little Nobel Prize for Literature.

Read the full article on this link to theĀ BBC