The Paper Crane


Molly Bang

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A beautifully illustrated retelling of an ancient Japanese folktale by Molly Bang, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books including the Caldecott Honor Books Ten, Nine, Eight; The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher; and When Sophie Gets Angry Really, Really Angry.

Business returns to a once-prosperous restaurant when a mysterious stranger pays for his meal with a magical paper crane that comes alive and dances. The Paper Crane is illustrated with cut-paper collages and paintings. It is a wonderful book to use with children reader chapter book about patterns in storytelling. A delight to the eye and imagination." ”The Horn Book. "An enchanting book." ”School Library Journal

Series: Reading Rainbow Book
Paperback: 32 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780688073336
ISBN-13: 9780688073336

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Bought this for my daughter, but I enjoyed reading it myself.