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Kaito is stronger than all the other boys in his village. Because no one can beat him at wrestling, he sets off to the city to compete in the world-famous sumo wrestling tournament. But on the way he meets a girl called Hana, who is even stronger. Hana offers to train Kaito with amazing results.
JESSICA SOUHAMI studied at the Central School of Art and Design and went on to set up a travelling shadow puppet company, with music and a storyteller. She is internationally acclaimed for her folktale retellings, bringing some of the world’s great stories to a young audience. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln are Baba Yaga and the Stolen Baby, In the Dark, Dark Wood, King Pom and the Fox, The Leopard's Drum, The Little, Little House, Mrs McCool and the Giant Cuchulainn, No Dinner!, Old MacDonald, Rama and the Demon King, Sausages, Piglet’s Picnic, The Sticky Doll Trap and Foxy! Jessica lives in north London.