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By Veronique Massenot, Bruno Pilorget

Hokusai’s vintage woodcut of an impressive wave turns into the place to begin for a storybook teenagers may want to learn back and again.
On a stormy winter’s day, a child boy, Naoki, is swept right into a fisherman’s boat by means of a superb wave. Years cross, yet nonetheless Naoki doesn't develop. needs to he go back to the sea so one can turn into a tender guy? the reply arrives within the kind of a mythic fish. jap artist Hokusai is likely one of the world’s such a lot celebrated printmakers. His well-known woodcut, “The nice Wave,” epitomizes the artist’s attribute thoughts and subject matters. during this children’s publication, the artist’s masterpiece is the genesis for an easy yet compelling tale, superbly illustrated in images that keep in mind Hokusai’s magnificent use of element, standpoint and colour. a gorgeous copy of the woodcut itself is featured within the booklet, supplemented via information regarding the artist and his paintings. right away sleek and vintage, the good Wave introduces younger readers to a cherished artist and his undying portrayals of nature and transformation.

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