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Author Place, Fran├žois.
Title The old man mad about drawing : a tale of Hokusai / Fran├žois Place ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor.
Pub Info Boston : David R. Godine, 2004.
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Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Descript 105 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 2 2 79582
Summary 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.
Subject Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 -- Juvenile fiction.
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 -- Fiction.
Artists -- Fiction.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868 -- Fiction.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868 -- Fiction.
Add Author Rodarmor, William.
Add Title Vieux fou de dessin. English
ISBN 1567922600 (alk. paper)