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The old man mad about drawing : a tale of Hokusai

Author: François Place; William Rodarmor
Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Tojiro, a young seller of rice cakes in the Japanese capital of Edo, later known as Tokyo, is amazed to discover that the grumpy and shabby old man who buys his cakes is a famous artist renowned for his sketches, prints, and paintings of flowers, animals, and landscapes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Hokusai Katsushika; Hokusai Katsushika; Hokusai Katsushika
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: François Place; William Rodarmor
ISBN: 1567922600 9781567922608
OCLC Number: 52553893
Description: 105 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The little edo sparrow --
A scuffle near the old bridge --
Tojiro's shishi --
At the old painter's house --
The woodblock engraving studio --
A wild childhood --
A surprise for Tojiro --
Tojiro's dreams --
The master's thirty-six births --
Tojiro's reading --
A walk to the shrine --
The challenge --
The portrait of Daruma --
The great wave --
Learning to draw --
Old man mad about drawing.
Other Titles: Vieux fou de dessin.
Responsibility: François Place ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor.
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Tojiro, a young seller of rice cakes in the Japanese capital of Edo, later known as Tokyo, is amazed to discover that the grumpy and shabby old man who buys his cakes is a famous artist renowned for his sketches, prints, and paintings of flowers, animals, and landscapes.

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