Animals charmingly drawn by Japanese illustrator Takeo Takei. Living from 1894 to 1983, he helped found the Nihon Doga Kyokai (Japan Association of Illustration for Children).

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Bird. 1968. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://50watts.com/The-Takeo-Takei-Lab-of-Ornithology
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Ants and the grasshopper, illustration for a 1925 edition of Aesop’s Fables. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://flashbak.com/japanese-illustrations-from-a-1925-edition-of-aesops-fables-by-takeo-takei-49019/26-takei-takeo-aesop-1925-japan-50watts-jpg_900/
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Illustration with rabbits from the children’s book “Animal School,” which was published in 1927. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://wolfeyebrows.wordpress.com/2012/12/30/the-japan-animals-school/