From School Library Journal
Gr 4-7-This "journey through memories" uses a scrapbook format featuring the author's photographs, sketches, drawings, and comic-style panels. Say shares his love of comics and the important influence they have in his art. The book is a poignant tribute to his mentor, Japanese cartoonist Noro Shinpei.α(c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
From the Author
"I am striving to give shape to my dreams—the old business of making myths—the fundamental force of art." —Allen Say (Caldecott Medal acceptance speech for Grandfather's Journey