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5 April 1932
Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
|Died||18 February 2010 (aged 77)|
Obuse, Nagano, Japan
|Education||Aichi Prefectural Okazaki North High School|
|Known for||Illustration, printmaking, picturebook author,|
|Awards||Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (1967 inaugural recipient)|
Yasuo Segawa (瀬川 康男 Segawa Yasuo, 5 April 1932 – 18 February 2010) was a Japanese illustrator for children's books, born in Okazaki, Aichi.
One of his books for babies is Peek-a-Boo (いないないばあ Inai Inai Baa), published in 1967, which became a long seller in Japan, with more than 4,500,000 copies sold.
- Taro and the Bamboo Shoot (ふしぎな たけのこ Fushigina Takenoko), text by Masako Matsuno
- "Peek-a-Boo" (いないないばあ), "Smily Face"（いいおかお）, "Sleepy Time"（みんなねんね） (R.I.C. Story Chest) RIC Publications; Har/Com版 2006, text by Miyoko Matsutani. Translation by Mia Lynn Perry
- 「いない いない ばあ」の瀬川康男さん死去 [Yasuo Segawa of "Peek-a-Boo" fame dies]. Yomiuri Online (in Japanese). Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun. 19 February 2010. Archived from the original on 22 February 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
- I. R. C. Publications http://www.ricpublications.com/picturebook/index.html