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Eiko Kadono

Autor(a) de Kiki's Delivery Service

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About the Author

Eiko Kadono is a Japanese children's book author. She is the author of numerous books. Her most famous work is Kiki's Delivery Service. It was developed into a series and adapted into an animated film. She is the winner of the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award for writing. Her work has made an mostrar mais important and lasting contribution to children's literature. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Eiko Kadono

Kiki's Delivery Service (1985) 583 exemplares
Grandpa's Soup (1999) 71 exemplares
Kikis kleiner Lieferservice (2005) 3 exemplares
魔女からの手紙 (1997) — Autor — 2 exemplares
おそとがきえた! (2009) 2 exemplares
Bébé arrive ! 2 exemplares
かさねいす 1 exemplar
Où est mon trésor? (1988) 1 exemplar
ラストラン (2011) 1 exemplar
なぞなぞあそびうた (1989) 1 exemplar
Ōdorobō Burabura-shi (2011) 1 exemplar
Acchi to bon to dorarachan. (2011) 1 exemplar
Iekosan (2007) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Don't Read This! : And Other Tales of the Unnatural (1994) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares


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Data de nascimento
Prémios e menções honrosas
Hans Christian Andersen Award (2018)



Timeless Studio Ghibli

If you could get a warm hug from a book, it would be this book. After reading this I just wanted to polish a broom (first find one seeing as the Roomba has put it out of commission) gather up one of my puppies, maybe Pippin (I don't have a cat - damn my allergies, Jiji is adorable) and take to the blue skies with a little portable radio to listen to some sweet sounds.

I love that the world in which this story takes place is not a dark world like ours. A 10-13 year old "coming of age" is a petrifying thing. A 10-13 year old moving away from home to live in another city and help strangers - damn unthinkable. But this book makes you forget the harsh realities of Earth season 2023 and transports you firmly to a world where people like Osono make you feel at home, where ships are littered with belly-band covered wine bottles, where love poems are scribbled on leaves and bring joy, where bells that ring at the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve bring pinkie promises and folksy races around a quaint but massive city.

I loved this journey so much for it's slice of life simplicity with a dash of wonderous magic.

Listen, can you hear it?

Book 3: Readathon
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RoadtripReader | 17 outras críticas | Aug 24, 2023 |
So much fun to read the original story -- it was a lot closer to the movie than I expected.
Inky_Fingers | 17 outras críticas | Nov 9, 2022 |
Years before covid almost every lesbian I encountered that was into selling baked goods and doing cake decorations had pink hair and a Kiki's delivery service tattoo. I always wondered why. This book did not answer that question for me. I don't think I can force myself to see the film after this book. The mystery will remain unsolved for me.
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jpeeler501 | 17 outras críticas | Oct 12, 2022 |
I bought this book on sight due to our family's deep love of the Studio Ghibli movie, and immediately placed it on the family bedtime story shelf. I was delighted when one of the kids picked it quite quickly.

This book is so charming and wholesome. If you only know this story from the movie, it is interesting how many scenes are almost perfectly faithful to the book, and then there are also the big Miyazaki-flavored departures. But Kiki and Jiji are just the same, and that's what we are here for, right?

I love Kiki's independence, self-reliance, and positivity, and also Fiji's counterbalance of slightly anxious voice-of-reason. I really loved getting a little more of Kiki' family, home life, and the witch traditions she is part of.

Very lovely.
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greeniezona | 17 outras críticas | Oct 1, 2022 |



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