The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson

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What are some negative traits of Jiro?

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The protagonist of Katherine Paterson's novel The Master Puppeteer is a thirteen-year-old boy who runs away to a theater in order to learn the art of making stage puppets. However, Jiro is a clumsy adolescent and, at first, makes mistakes as an apprentice.

The master puppeteer's son, Kinshi, is tasked with teaching Jiro the art of...

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