Tokyo Digs a Garden
Published by Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press; distributed by University of Toronto Press
Who are Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen Hatanaka?
Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen Hatanaka win their first Governor General’s Literary Award in 2016 for Tokyo Digs a Garden. Jon-Erik Lappano, who wins for his first book, is an environmental educator, storyteller and creative producer living in Guelph, Ontario. Kellen Hatanaka is a designer, author and illustrator living in Stratford, whose previous books include Work: An Occupational ABC (2014) and Drive: A Look at Roadside Opposites (2015).