Charles Whipple is a long-time resident of Japan. His articles appear in both magazines and newspapers. He had written several books and short stories on Japan including “Seeing Japan” and “A Matter of Tea”, which won the 2010 Oaxaca International Literature Competition. He also writes western novels as Chuck Tyrell, and is fluent in written and spoken Japanese.
In book 2, Charles wrote a risqué ghost story called “The Stairway”, with illustrations by Kristine Angela Demetrio.
In book 3, Charles donated his short story "A Matter of Tea", illustrated by Gareth Sleightholme, a tale about the perfect cup of tea the the price that comes with perfection.
|"The Stairway" appearing in book 2|
|"A Matter of Tea" appearing in book 3.|