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To Nora, the old, deserted castle across the field is beautiful and mysterious. But the villagers say that it is haunted -- could they be right? The brave little girl, determined to find out, sets off one day and discovers a wonderful secret -- the castle is not deserted at all! In Satomi Ichikawa's charming picturebook, illustrated in soft, delicate watercolors, Nora ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published 1997 by Putnam & Grosset Group
(first published 1986)
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"When Satomi Ichikawa decided she would like to illustrate books for children, she visited a bookstore in London and copied down the names and addresses of publishers. She then simply walked to the address that seemed the closest, her rough sketches in hand. Today, she is known the world over as a celebrated illustrator and accomplished storyteller, and there are more than 50 books that bear the ...moreMore about Satomi Ichikawa...