Are You My Friend Today?
Author: Gyo Fujikawa
Illustrator: Gyo Fujikawa
FUJIKAWA, Gyo. Are You My Friend Today? NY: Random House . 4to, pp. Color pictorial boards. Differing color pictorial endpapers; color illustrations on every page. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author/artist, Gyo Fujikawa, and dated the year of publication.
First edition. A charming picture book capturing the many feelings of childhood – from the pleasures of a slumber party to the comforts of an imaginary friend, from the sadness and fear brought on by a fight with a friend to the thrill of a birthday party. Fujikawa’s endearing and expressive illustrations bring the inner life of children to wonderful life. Books signed by Fujikawa are exceedingly scarce!