Kenji and the Cricket
Signed by author and illustrator.
- Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill
- Edition: 1st Edition
- Date Published: 1988
- Place Published: Erin, Ontario
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very Good
- Signed: Yes
- Dust Jacket: Yes
- Jacket Condition: Fair
22 x 23 cm. Illustrated in colour by Shizuye Takashima. First edition. Red cloth hardcover. Dust jacket has a small stain on the back and is worn at head and tail of spine. Signed by author and illustrator. Author's first book for children. As a novelist, Wiseman won the Governor General's Award for her book 'The Sacrifice' before this title was published. The sweet rhyming summary on the back of the jacket reads: "Who is little Kenji? / Why is he so sad? / Lonely little Kenji, / What will make him glad? / See a boy discover / What he's never had. / Kenji finds a cricket / And a mom and dad."