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The Life and Poems of Issa

By Matthew W. Gollub; Kazuko G. Stone (Illustrator)
(Lee & Low Books, Hardcover, 9781880000717, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 1998

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound, Paperback

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Born in 1763 on a farm in central Japan, Issa began writing haiku as a young child. Matthew Gollub has integrated the story of Issa's life and selections of his best-known work with Kazuko Stone's visual interpretations in the form of whimsical watercolors. Full color.

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