Source:Houghton Mifflin, Boston, p.32 (2005)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3569 .A936 K36 2005
Keywords:Japan--Fiction, Japan--Juvenile fiction, Kamishibai--Fiction, Kamishibai--Juvenile fiction, Storytelling--Fiction, Storytelling--Juvenile fiction, Street theater--Fiction, Street theater--Juvenile fiction
Summary: After many years of retirement, an old Kamishibai man--a Japanese street performer who tells stories and sells candies--decides to make his rounds once more even though such entertainment declined after the advent of television.
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2006; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-9