Keiko Ajito

Keiko Ajito 味戸ケイコ

Keiko Ajito was born in Hakodate, Hokkaido and graduated from Tama Art University in Tokyo. Known for her gentle, dreamy portrayals of young girls, she has illustrated such picture books as Ano ko ga mieru (I See that Kid; text by Yoshihiko Funazaki), Hanamame no nieru made (Till the Flower Beans Boil; text by Naoko Awa), which won the 1994 Akaitori Illustration Award, and Yume no hata (At the Far End of a Dream; text by Naoko Awa).