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Keplik, The Match Man

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 10



Appeared in

The Witch of Fourth Street and Other Stories

Story Summary

When Keplik gets to old to repair watches he decides to build matchstick sculptures. Unfortunately he lives too close the the el train and the vibrations keep knocking down his sculptures until one night when the kindness of the train drivers allow him to finish his masterpiece.