Author: Kimiko Kajikawa
Illustrator: Ed Young
An exciting yet touching portrayal of a natural disaster, this folktale tells how an elderly Japanese farmer saved a village from an impending monster wave, otherwise known as the “tsunami,” by setting fire to his rice fields so as to get the villagers to move to higher ground.
Publisher: Philomel Books (New York)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: JP 398.2 KAJ -[FOL]