The Master Puppeteer: A National Book Award Winner
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Who is the man called Saburo, the mysterious bandit who robs the rich and helps the poor? And what is his connection with Yoshida, the harsh and ill-tempered master of feudal Japan's most famous puppet theater? Young Jiro, and apprentice to Yoshida, is determined to find out, even at risk to his own life.
March 24, 1989
5.08 X 7.77 X 0.44 inches | 0.28 pounds
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About the Author
Katherine Paterson is one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.
"Excellent wrting and irresistible intrigue." (Starred review)--" School Library Journal"A brilliant novel. Compelling drama, swift and exciting."--" Publishers Weekly